How should I prepare for the MapR Administrator exam?

Discussion created by onelson on Oct 6, 2016
Latest reply on Sep 26, 2017 by gfluitt

The MCCA - MapR Certified Cluster Administrator 5.1 exam covers administering a MapR 5.1 Converged Data Platform. The exam currently includes only multiple choice questions.


In order to be successful, you will first need strong Linux and bash skills, as well as database administration skills. At least six months of experience as an administrator and experience with Linux is recommended. These online courses can get you started: 


Next, you will need to understand the big data pipeline and the MapR Converged Data Platform. You can learn this from the Essentials Series:


The exam focuses on how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster. You should complete all of these online courses, and pay special attention to the lab activities:


Additionally, you should complete the instructor-led course ADM 2000 - Cluster Administration if possible.


Finally, you can review the study guide and forums:


Happy learning!