Certification at Pivotal

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Our industry-leading, role-based certifications will demonstrate your cloud-native expertise within the industry. Advance your learning journey with a Pivotal Certification and get started today.


Pivotal Cloud Foundry Developer Certification

The Pivotal Cloud Foundry Developer certification is designed to test and validate your proficiency with Pivotal Cloud Foundry in the following areas:

  • Cloud Foundry concepts: (applications, buildpacks, manifest, organizations, spaces, domains, routes, services)
  • Cloud Foundry architecture
  • Scaling
  • Logging and loggregator
  • Blue Green Deployments
  • Application Autoscaler
  • Buildpacks
  • Manifests / YAML
  • Environment variables
  • Services and User provided services
  • VCAP_SERVICES and VCAP_APPLICATION
  • Route services
  • Continuous Delivery

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Recommended Certification Path

  1. Complete the Pivotal Cloud Foundry Developer course
  2. Take the proctored Pivotal Cloud Foundry Developer Certification exam




Pivotal Cloud Foundry Operator Certification

The Pivotal Cloud Foundry Operator Exam is designed to test and validate your understanding of and familiarity with:

  • Elastic Runtime architecture and how it impacts developers
  • Installing, backing up, restoring, and upgrading Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Creating users and assigning roles
  • Managing org and space quotas
  • Monitoring Pivotal Cloud Foundry with component logs and metrics
  • Using BOSH to troubleshoot Pivotal Cloud Foundry installation
  • Using BOSH to create and deploy a release
  • Understanding capacity planning and multi-site deployments

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Recommended Certification Path

  1. Complete the Pivotal Cloud Foundry Operator course
  2. Take the proctored Pivotal Cloud Foundry Operator Certification exam




Spring Professional Certification

The Spring Professional certification exam is designed to test and validate your understanding of and familiarity with:

  • Container basics
  • Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP)
  • Data access and transactions
  • Spring model-view-controller (MVC)

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Recommended Certification Path

  1. Complete the Core Spring course
  2. Take the proctored Spring Professional Certification exam