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Friday, 3 April 2015

Hortonworks: A New Way for Certification

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Hortonworks is excited to announce that our first hands-on, performance based certification exam is now available! The HDP Certified Developer (HDPCD) exam is designed for Hadoop developers working with frameworks like PigHiveSqoop and Flume. This new approach to Hadoop certification is designed to allow individuals an opportunity to prove their Hadoop skills in a way that is recognized in the industry as meaningful and relevant to on-the-job performance.
Instead of multiple-choice questions, the exam consists of tasks executed on a live, three-node Hortonworks Data Platform cluster:

Exam Objectives

The exam has three main categories of tasks that involve:
  • Data ingestion
  • Data transformation
  • Data analysis
Click here to view a detailed list of objectives for the HDPCD exam.

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