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Exams are on Apache Cassandra 3.x only, are not refundable and must be taken within 30 days. Make sure you read and understand the exam's complete terms and rules, as well as complete our proctoring service's pre-flight check before purchasing the exam.

Online Cert Exam: Apache Cassandra 3.x Developer Associate Certification

Test your knowledge of the foundations of Apache Cassandra™ and Apache Cassandra™ Data Modeling learned in DS201 and DS220 (you can take either the DSE 5.x or 6.x courses since both use Apache Cassandra 3.x).

Apache Cassandra™ 3.x Developer Associate Certification is the ideal foundational certification exam for developers looking to test their Apache Cassandra™ expertise. Focused on fundamental Apache Cassandra™ knowledge, this exam will set you on the pathway to join thousands of engineers already certified on the industry’s most popular, massively scalable NoSQL database.

Courses covered: We recommended you take all of the units and pass all of the quizzes in the recommended courses DS201 and DS220. You can take either the DataStax 5.x or the 6.x courses:

If you're taking DSE 5.x courses: DS201 5.x and DS220 5.x.

If you're taking DSE 6.x courses: DS201 6.x and DS220 6.x

The demand for Apache Cassandra™ and NoSQL skills is skyrocketing with Cassandra developers commanding 31% higher salaries, the highest of any database technology. Apache Cassandra™ 3.x Developer Associate Certification is the best way to get started learning and mastering the popular NoSQL database used by teams at Apple, Netflix, Sony, Uber, and thousands more. 

Achieving this certification helps you gain

  • Confidence in your knowledge of Apache Cassandra™ for your latest project or next role
  • Independent credibility as an Apache Cassandra™ expert by DataStax
  • An official Apache Cassandra™ 3.x Developer Associate Certification

EXAM DETAILS:

Certified Version: Apache Cassandra™ 3.x

Recommended Courses:

OR:

(Since the exam is specific to Cassandra 3.x, you can choose between DSE 5.x or 6.x courses, both versions will work for the exam).

 

Material Covered:

  • Apache Cassandra™ data modeling
  • Fundamentals of replication and consistency
  • The distributed and internal architecture of Apache Cassandra™
  • Installation and configuration
  • Basic tooling

Number of Questions: 60 multiple choice or true/false

Time Limit: 90 minutes

Pass Rate: 75 percent

Availability: Online. If you would like to request a certification event, please contact us.

Online Exam Rules: Please read this page for the exam's rules and process, including explanation on how the online proctoring works and how you can prepare for it with preflight checks.

Online Training: Free from DataStax Academy

Exam Price: USD $375

Price:
$375.00

Online Cert Exam: Apache Cassandra 3.x Administrator Associate Certification

Test your knowledge of the foundations of Apache Cassandra™ and Apache Cassandra™ Operations learned in DS201 and DS210 (you can take either the DSE 5.x or 6.x courses since both use Apache Cassandra 3.x).

Apache Cassandra 3.x Administrator Associate Certification is the ideal foundational certification exam for administrators looking to test their Apache Cassandra expertise. Focused on fundamental Apache Cassandra™ knowledge, this exam will set you on the pathway to join thousands of engineers already certified on the industry’s most popular, massively scalable NoSQL database.

Courses covered: We recommended you take all of the units and pass all of the quizzes in the recommended courses DS201 and DS210. You can take either the DataStax 5.x or the 6.x courses:

If you're taking DSE 5.x courses: DS201 5.x and DS210 5.x.

If you're taking DSE 6.x courses: DS201 6.x and DS210 6.x

The demand for Apache Cassandra™ and NoSQL skills is skyrocketing with Cassandra developers commanding 31% higher salaries, the highest of any database technology. Apache Cassandra 3.x Administrator Associate Certification is the best way to get started learning and mastering the popular NoSQL database used by teams at Apple, Netflix, Sony, Uber, and thousands more. 

Achieving this certification helps you gain:

  • Confidence in your knowledge of Apache Cassandra™ for your latest project or next role
  • Independent credibility as an Apache Cassandra™ expert by DataStax
  • An official Apache Cassandra™ 3.x Administrator Associate Certification

EXAM DETAILS:

Certified Version: Apache Cassandra™ 3.x

Recommended Courses:

OR

(Since the exam is specific to Cassandra 3.x, you can choose between DSE 5.x or 6.x courses, both versions will work for the exam).

 

Material Covered:

  • Apache Cassandra™ operations
  • Fundamentals of replication and consistency
  • The distributed and internal architecture of Apache Cassandra™
  • Installation and configuration
  • Basic tooling

Number of Questions: 60 multiple choice or true/false

Time Limit: 90 minutes

Pass Rate: 75 percent

Availability: Online. If you would like to request a certification event, please contact us.

Online Exam Rules: Please read this page for the exam's rules and process, including explanation on how the online proctoring works and how you can prepare for it with preflight checks.

Online Training: Free from DataStax Academy

Exam Price: USD $375

Price:
$375.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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Are Apache Cassandra™ 3.0 and DataStax Enterprise Professional certifications available online?

Yes! We now offer a secure online testing environment using a proctoring service. Read this page for the exam's rules and process, you can purchase your online certification exam by scrolling to the top of this page. 

 

What is the online exam's format and rules?

Please read this page for the exam's rules and process, including explanation on how the online proctoring works and how you can prepare for it with preflight checks.

 

Where can I take the exam?

The exam is available online. If you would like to request a training and certification event, please request one and we’ll try our best to make it happen. 

 

What do I need to bring to an in-person certification event? 

Please bring a laptop with an up to date modern web browser. No downloads will be required.

 

When does the certification expire?

While your certification never expires we recommend to stay up to date on the latest major version of Apache Cassandra™, which is currently version 3.0.

 

When will I receive my certification?

If passed, your certificate will be available digitally on My Account page within 2 days of completing your exam.

 

What is the retake policy?

Each exam credit purchase is valid for one attempt. If you do not show at the scheduled time or if you do not pass the exam, you must pay the fee again before re-taking the exam.

 

What is the refund policy?

All sales are final. No refunds or returns under any circumstance.

 

When do I have to take the exam by?

You must take the certification exam within 30 days of making your payment. If you do not take the exam within 30 days, the exam fee will be forfeited.