MapR Certified Spark Developer v2.1 (MCSD)
The MapR Certified Spark Developer credential proves that you have ability to use Spark to work with large datasets to perform analytics on a streaming data. This credential measures your understanding of the Spark API to perform basic machine learning or SQL tasks on a given datasets.
You will answer 50-60 questions in a 2-hour proctored session. This is a Beta version of the exam. You will be required to answer every question. You will not recieve a score immediately upon completion of the exam. Your score will be reported to you after the beta period is concluded. This is usually 3-4 weeks and depends on volume of beta exams taken.
- Create Datasets and DataFrames
- Apply operations to Datasets
- Build Spark applications
- Monitor and debug Spark applications
- Develop Spark Streaming applications
Get ready to take the exam by completing the following courses:
- DEV 360 - Introduction to Apache Spark
- DEV 361 - Build and Monitor Apache Spark Applicatins
- DEV 362 - Create Data Pipelines Using Apache Spark
Details of what’s on the exam, exam logistics, including how to register for an exam day and time, specific exam objectives, sample questions, and additionally recommended study materials can be found in the MCSD Study Guide.
To learn more about this certification and register for the exam check out the MapR Certified Spark Developer on MapR Academy.
Taking a MapR Certification Exam
MapR Exams are remotely proctored. You will take the exam at your desk with a proctor viewing your desktop and your environment using your webcam. To view exam system requirements please the exam requirements in the free Study Guide.
For Certification policies, details of the program, and common questions please see the Certification FAQ.