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Cloudera Certified Associate

CCA exams test foundational skills and sets forth the groundwork for a candidate to achieve mastery under the CCP program

Certification overviewDescription
CCA Spark and Hadoop Developer Exam ( CCA175 )A CCA Spark and Hadoop Developer has proven their core skills to ingest, transform, and process data using Apache Spark and core Cloudera Enterprise tools.
CCA Administrator Exam (CCA131)Individuals who earn the CCA Administrator certification have demonstrated the core systems and cluster administrator skills sought by companies and organizations deploying Cloudera in the enterprise.

CCA Spark and Hadoop Developer Exam ( CCA175 )

  • Number of Questions: 8–12 performance-based (hands-on) tasks on Cloudera Enterprise cluster. See below for full cluster configuration
  • Time Limit: 120 minutes
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Language: English, Japanese (forthcoming)
  • Price: USD $295

Exam Question Format Each CCA question requires you to solve a particular scenario. In some cases, a tool such as Impala or Hive may be used. In other cases, coding is required. In order to speed up development time of Spark questions, a template is often provided that contains a skeleton of the solution, asking the candidate to fill in the missing lines with functional code. This template is written in either Scala or Python.

CCA Administrator Exam (CCA131)

  • Number of Questions: 8–12 performance-based (hands-on) tasks on pre-configured Cloudera Enterprise cluster.
  • Time Limit: 120 minutes
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Language: English
  • Price: USD $295

Exam Question Format Each CCA question requires you to solve a particular scenario. Some of the tasks require making configuration and service changes via Cloudera Manager, while others demand knowledge of command line Hadoop utilities and basic competence with the Linux environment.

Horton Professional

To become a Hortonworks Certified Professional, you need to earn at least one of our certifications:

HDPCD

HDP CERTIFIED DEVELOPER

for Hadoop developers using frameworks like Pig, Hive, Sqoop and Flume.

HDPCD-Spark

HDP CERTIFIED APACHE SPARK DEVELOPER

for developers responsible for developing Spark Core and Spark SQL applications in Scala or Python.

11g track:

HDP CERTIFIED JAVA DEVELOPER

for developers who design, develop and architect Hadoop-based solutions written in the Java programming language.

1HDPCA

HDP CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATOR

for administrators who deploy and manage Hadoop clusters.

HCA

HORTONWORKS CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE

for an entry point and fundamental skills required to progress to the higher levels of the Hortonworks certification program.

Tableau Certifications

Tableau Desktop 10

Qualified Associate

SUGGESTED PREPARATION

  • Complete Desktop I: Fundamentals & Desktop II: Intermediate courses
  • 5+ months Desktop experience

Tableau Server 10

Qualified Associate

SUGGESTED PREPARATION

  • Complete Server Administration course
  • 4-6 months Server experience
  • Complete Server Architecure course
  • 9+ months Server experience
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