Teradata Database

Advanced Developer Exam

About the exam

Covers the features and functionality of the Teradata Database through release 16.20.


This exam establishes that the candidate has the knowledge and skills necessary to; identify optimal archive and restore strategies, analyze system resource trends to plan for future requirements, identify optimal database and table design, translate logical data model to physical data model, administer and setup Viewpoint, identify and use collected data to isolate and resolve performance issues, identify the benefits of advanced security configurations, use the advanced space management features, create user definitions to meet advanced data access requirements, troubleshoot performance and system issues, design and implement workload management.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Register for the Certified Advanced Developer Exam

Advanced Developer Beta exam results will be available by March 31, 2019.

Registration for the Advanced Developer Exam opens on March 4, 2019. 

Bypass options 

Already Certified in Teradata 14?

Candidates who hold Teradata 14 Technical Specialist, Solutions Developer, Enterprise Architect, Database Administrator, and Master certifications can bypass the Associate and Developer Exam to take the next track progression exam—Advanced Developer.
There is no bypass for the Advanced Developer Exam.

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RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE 

It is recommended that candidates have 2-3 years of Teradata Database experience.

CREDENTIALS

Successful completion of this exam will earn you a Teradata Database Advanced Developer Certification with a digital badge once all other certification requirements are met.

PREREQUISITES

Passing the Associate and Developer Exams are prerequisites for testing when the Advanced Developer exam. All requirements must be met for a certification to be awarded.

COST

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RECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Advanced Developer certification expires after three years. Pass the same exam to maintain this certification. Earning this certification extends the Teradata Database Associate and Developer certification expiration dates.

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For more details regarding specific exam objectives, download this PDF.

solution development process and considerations - 19%

Teradata's solution development process and considerations including types and purposes of indexes, partitioning strategies, logical and physical database design, roles, profiles, and privileges, and statistics.

transaction processing and lock management - 10%

Teradata's transaction processing and lock management including types of locking and lock levels, implications of using different transaction modes, differences between transaction, request, and statement, and impact of session characteristics on requests. 

ACCESS LAYER AND DATA DELIVERY STRATEGIES - 12%

Access layer and data delivery strategies.

DATA INTEGRATION STRATEGIES - 12%

Data integration strategies including MLOADX, optimal load strategies, and data integration into temporal and columnar tables.

SOLUTION OPTIMIZATION - 14%

Solution optimization including the tuning process including improving an existing application, designing and populating effective performance testing environments, MAPS, and identifying performance tuning considerations.

ADVANCED SQL CONCEPTS - 33%

Advanced SQL concepts including syntax, usage, and characteristics of macros, stored procedures, permanent tables, table level attributes, CREATE TABLE AS, Referential Integrity, indexes, views, triggers,  temporary tables, regular expressions, functions, usage and characteristics of column level attributes, data types, constraints, joins, subqueries, syntax usage and characteristics of ALTER TABLE, SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, and MERGE statements.

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  • Additional training may need to be taken in order to cover all of the objectives on the exam. You can view course descriptions and schedules, and enroll online.

    

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