HP ATP - Vertica Big Data Solutions V1

This certification validates that you can deploy and manage the Vertica Analytics platform to help organizations optimize and monetize Big Data analytics.
  • It verifies that you can do the following:
  • Identify and describe key features of Vertica architecture
  • Install the platform
  • Identify characteristics and determine features of projections used in Vertica
  • Describe how to load data into Vertica
  • Articulate Vertica cluster management concepts
  • Delineate backup/restore and resource management in Vertica
  • Identify how to monitor and troubleshoot Vertica

Why earn this certification?

  • To help organizations optimize big data by empowering IT executives to leverage structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data.
  • To jumpstart your career: According to a recent Gartner report, by 2015, big data demand will reach 4.4 million jobs globally, but only one-third of those jobs will be filled.
  • To prove you have the skills needed to connect, analyze, and manage any type of information, in any location, using any interface, to help organizations fully realize the potential of big data.
  • To uniquely position you as an IT professional with the knowledge, skills, and experience to implement and manage an industry-leading analytics platform.


Typical candidates are HP Partner and Employee technical consultants and HPE Vertica system administrators, database analysts, and application developers responsible for managing Big Data analytics. Most successful candidates combine product specific knowledge and 3-6 months of field experience, with solid understanding of RDBMS, including theory, design, and structure.

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Steps to acquire this certification

Before you begin:

Acquire access to The Learning Center and get an HPE Learner ID. Then create a profile with Pearson VUE, our exam delivery vendor.
Learn how in the Learning Center Assist Kit.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path?

There are no upgrade paths available for this certification.

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required for this certification. Please move to Step 4.

Step 4: Complete recommended training

Training is highly recommended to pass each exam. Training is not required, but it will help prepare you for the exams and increase your chances of passing the exams.

Training for Exam HP2-N36: HP Vertica Solutions [2012]
00688962 Vertica Essentials 3 days SCA Register
WBT = Web Based       ILT = Instructor Led       VILT = Virtual Instructor Led       VCR - Virtual Class Recorded       SCA = Special Course or Activity

Step 5: Pass the required exams

Complete the following:
HP2-N36 HP Vertica Solutions [2012] Register

Certification achieved

You will receive an email notification 2-5 days after successfully completing all requirements. In addition, your status in The Learning Center will change to "acquired". Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in The Learning Center.
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