Certification

The perfect way to demonstrate your proficiency with the Pivotal product portfolio is to obtain an industry-recognized Pivotal Certification. Our role-based certification exams are designed to test and validate your product knowledge and help you advance your career.

Pivotal recommends attending the corresponding training course prior to attempting a certification exam. The lab-based curriculum enables you to fully comprehend key technical concepts, enhance your product expertise, and ultimately helps prepare you for the certification exam.

Once you are ready to prove your skills, you may purchase your exam voucher by selecting a certification title to the right and choosing Purchase Exam from the pop-up window. In select instances, an exam voucher is included with the purchase of your course.

To learn more about our exam vouchers and redemption process, please see the Contact & FAQ page.


DEVELOPER CERTIFICATIONS
Enterprise Integration Specialist*
Enterprise Integration Specialist

The Enterprise Integration Specialist Certification is designed for architects and developers who have completed either the Enterprise Integration with Spring or the Enterprise Spring class and successfully passed the Pivotal Certified Enterprise Integration Specialist exam. Passing the exam demonstrates your understanding of enterprise application integration with Spring and validates your familiarity with:

  • Creating concurrent applications and scheduling tasks using Spring
  • Using Serialization and Remoting to call remote applications
  • XML
  • SOAP and REST Web services
  • JMS for asynchronous communication
  • Distributed transactions
  • Spring Batch for Enterprise Integration based on batch processing
  • Spring Integration for Pipes-and-Filters integration

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Earn your Enterprise Integration Specialist Certification in 2 easy steps
  1. Complete the Enterprise Spring Course. An exam voucher is included with your course purchase.
  2. Schedule and successfully pass the Enterprise Integration Specialist Certification Exam.

GemFire Developer
GemFire Developer

The GemFire Developer Certification Exam is designed to test and validate your proficiency with GemFire Development in the following areas:

  • Client/Server architecture
  • Client Cache configuration and use
  • Querying and event handling
  • Distributed function execution
  • Region storage strategies
  • Spring GemFire framework for enhanced developer productivity
  • Data storage using different serialization APIs
  • Server side network architecture


Recommended Certification Path


Pivotal Cloud Foundry Developer
Pivotal Cloud Foundry Developer

The Pivotal Cloud Foundry 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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Pivotal Cloud Foundry Developer Recommended Certification Path


Pivotal Greenplum Developer
Pivotal Greenplum Developer

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

  • Describing Greenplum features, benefits, and architecture
  • DDL, DML, and DQL to access, manage, and query data
  • Implementing appropriate table storage models, compression, and tablespaces
  • Distributing and storing data in Greenplum using a distribution key and partitioning
  • Best practices for data loading and table partitioning
  • Data modeling and physical design decisions
  • Improving query performance (understanding the Pivotal Query Optimizer, SQL joins, query profiling, query tuning and rewriting, and indexing strategies)
  • Performing complex OLAP queries using built-in functions, window functions, user defined types, and user defined functions


Pivotal Greenplum Developer Certification


RabbitMQ Developer
RabbitMQ Developer

The Pivotal RabbitMQ certification exam is designed to test and validate your proficiency with RabbitMQ in the following areas:

  • Installing and configuring RabbitMQ
  • Activating and using plugins such as the web management console
  • Implementing messaging patterns and applications using the Java client
  • Setting up a cluster of RabbitMQ nodes
  • Configuring high availability appropriately
  • Tuning and optimizing RabbitMQ for better performance
  • Securing RabbitMQ


Recommended Certification Path:
  1. Complete the RabbitMQ Course.
  2. Take the proctored certification exam.


Spring Professional*
Spring Professional

The Spring Professional Certification is designed for developers who have taken the Core Spring class and successfully passed the Pivotal Certified Professional exam. Passing the exam demonstrates your understanding of Spring and validates your familiarity with:

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

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Earn your Spring Professional Certification in 2 easy steps
  1. Complete the Core Spring Course. An exam voucher is included with your course purchase.
  2. Schedule and successfully pass the Spring Professional Certification Exam.

Spring Web Application Developer*
Spring Web Application Developer

The Spring Web Application Developer Certification is designed for developers who demonstrate the ability to apply Spring's web projects to develop real-world Java web applications. Passing the exam validates your familiarity with:

  • Spring Web
  • Spring model-view-controller (MVC) DispatcherServlet Configuration
  • Spring MVC Programming Model Essentials
  • Spring MVC Views & Form Processing
  • Spring Web Flow Essentials
  • Spring Web Flow Actions & Configuration

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Earn your Spring Web Application Developer Certification in 2 easy steps
  1. Complete the Spring Web Course. An exam voucher is included with your course purchase.
  2. Schedule and successfully pass the Spring Web Application Developer Certification Exam.



ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATIONS
GemFire Administrator
GemFire Administrator

The GemFire Administrator Certification Exam is designed to test and validate your proficiency with GemFire Administration in the following areas:

  • GemFire topology options
  • Detailed installation and configuration processes
  • Disk Stores use and configuration
  • Monitoring and managing GemFire clusters
  • Troubleshooting methodologies


Recommended Certification Path


Greenplum Database Administrator
Greenplum Database Administrator

The Pivotal Greenplum Administrator certification exam is designed to test and validate your proficiency with Pivotal Greenplum in the following areas:

  • Describing Greenplum features, benefits, and architecture
  • Database installation and initialization
  • Defining and securing the user database
  • Data loading and distribution
  • Database management and archiving
  • Data modeling and design
  • Performance analysis and tuning


Pivotal Greenplum Developer Certification
  • Experience with installing and maintaining the Greenplum database, including initial system preparation, installation, and configuration as well as ongoing tuning and troubleshooting
  • Take the proctored certification exam