MapR Certified Data Analyst 1.9 (MCDA)

Certifies technical knowledge, skills and abilities required to use Hive, Pig and Drill for typical Data Analyst tasks. MapR exams are non-refundable.

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About this Exam

Exam Topics

  1. Extract, Transform, and Load Data with Apache Pig
  2. Manipulate Data with Apache Pig
  3. Create tables and load data in Apache Hive
  4. Query data with Apache Hive
  5. Using SQL Queries with Drill
  6. Working with Self Describing Data
  7. Optimising, Securing, and Troubleshooting Drill queries
 

Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 60-80 questions
  • Time Limit: 120 minutes
  • $250 USD 
  • Passing score changes frequently based on the exam question set in use
  • You will have up to 6 months to take the exam from the date you register

This is a proctored exam. You will connect to a service called PSI. You will share your screen and webcam with a human proctor. The proctor will release the exam  and will watch you take it. You must use a Chrome browser on a computer that has a webcam. System compatibility may be viewed here.  The proctor will ask you to scan the room to ensure that you are alone during your exam. You must agree to a set or rules prior to taking the exam. This code of conduct may be viewed on our website at www.mapr.com/mapr-certification-policies.

Please see the Certification FAQ with more details.

How to Prepare

Complete these MapR Academy courses:
DA 410 – Apache Drill Essentials 
DA 415 - Apache Drill Architecture 
DA 440- Apache Hive Essentials 
DA 450 - Apache Pig Essentials 
Important! Complete all class exercises and labs !


We recommend studying the documents below, in addition to the coursework:

  1. Configure Drill
  2. Drill Query Data Structure
  3. SQL Reference
  4. Data Sources and File Formats
  5. Apache Hive Tutorial
  6. Apache Pig Tutorial

Taking the Exam

  1. Purchase the exam Click the Continue to Innovative Exams. You will be signed in to PSI, a testing service, with Single-sign on from your MapR account.
  2. Find the exam you have purchased from the drop down list of exams
  3. Choose a date and time for your test session (you must schedule your exam at least 24 hours in advance) subject to proctor availability
  4. Check your exam session confirmation email from PSI
  5. 30 minutes before the scheduled date and time, return to Innovative Exams, go to My Exams to begin your exam

About this Exam

Exam Topics

  1. Extract, Transform, and Load Data with Apache Pig
  2. Manipulate Data with Apache Pig
  3. Create tables and load data in Apache Hive
  4. Query data with Apache Hive
  5. Using SQL Queries with Drill
  6. Working with Self Describing Data
  7. Optimising, Securing, and Troubleshooting Drill queries
 

Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 60-80 questions
  • Time Limit: 120 minutes
  • $250 USD 
  • Passing score changes frequently based on the exam question set in use
  • You will have up to 6 months to take the exam from the date you register

This is a proctored exam. You will connect to a service called PSI. You will share your screen and webcam with a human proctor. The proctor will release the exam  and will watch you take it. You must use a Chrome browser on a computer that has a webcam. System compatibility may be viewed here.  The proctor will ask you to scan the room to ensure that you are alone during your exam. You must agree to a set or rules prior to taking the exam. This code of conduct may be viewed on our website at www.mapr.com/mapr-certification-policies.

Please see the Certification FAQ with more details.

How to Prepare

Complete these MapR Academy courses:
DA 410 – Apache Drill Essentials 
DA 415 - Apache Drill Architecture 
DA 440- Apache Hive Essentials 
DA 450 - Apache Pig Essentials 
Important! Complete all class exercises and labs !


We recommend studying the documents below, in addition to the coursework:

  1. Configure Drill
  2. Drill Query Data Structure
  3. SQL Reference
  4. Data Sources and File Formats
  5. Apache Hive Tutorial
  6. Apache Pig Tutorial

Taking the Exam

  1. Purchase the exam Click the Continue to Innovative Exams. You will be signed in to PSI, a testing service, with Single-sign on from your MapR account.
  2. Find the exam you have purchased from the drop down list of exams
  3. Choose a date and time for your test session (you must schedule your exam at least 24 hours in advance) subject to proctor availability
  4. Check your exam session confirmation email from PSI
  5. 30 minutes before the scheduled date and time, return to Innovative Exams, go to My Exams to begin your exam