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. Certification validates that:
  • You can identify and describe key features of Vertica architecture
  • You can install the Vertica platform
  • You can identify characteristics and determine features of projections used in Vertica
  • You can describe how to load data into Vertica
  • You can articulate Vertica cluster-management concepts
  • You can delineate backup/restore and resource management in Vertica
  • You can 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, demand for big data expertise will reach 4.4 million jobs globally, but only one-third of those jobs will be filled.
  • To prove you have the skills you need 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 position yourself as an IT professional with the knowledge, skills, and experience to implement and manage an industry-leading analytics
  • platform.


Typical candidates for this certification are HPE Partner and employee technical consultants and HPE Vertica system administrators, database analysts, and application developers responsible for managing big data analytics. Typical successful candidates have product-specific knowledge, 3-6 months of field experience, and a solid understanding of RDBMS, including theory, design, and structure.

Skill level


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. Go to Step 4.

Step 4: Complete recommended training

Training is highly recommended. Training helps you pass the exam. Training is not required for most certifications. It is required for certain software certifications.

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

HP2-N36 HP Vertica Solutions [2012] Register

Certification achieved

Three to five days after you complete all requirements, you receive an email notification. Then your status in The Learning Center becomes "acquired". Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in The Learning Center.
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