Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) Enterprise Database Cloud Transformation (EDCT) Architect Certification

Alibaba Cloud Academy recently announced the launch of a new ACP certification exam, called ACP EDCT Architect.
Follow this comprehensive preparation guide for 
Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) EDCT Architect certification exam and get yourself ready to pass the exam.

If you haven’t yet taken the Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) EDCT Architect certification yet? Follow our previous blog on preparation guide for Alibaba Cloud Associate  (ACA) EDCT Architect certification and pass the Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) EDCT Architect certification first. It is not mandatory, but it is recommended.

 

And those, who have already passed the Associate level Alibaba Cloud (ACA) EDCT Architect certification, keeping reading this preparation guide for Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect certification.

Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect certification

The Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect certification, commonly known as ACP EDCT certification, is the professional-level Alibaba Cloud EDCT certification. It covers all of Alibaba Cloud´s Database related products from relational and analytic databases to non-relational databases such as MongoDB, RDS, Redis, etc.  

Who Can Apply for Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect certification?

This certification exam is not for Alibaba Cloud absolute beginners, prior experience is required. We recommend to start first with the ACA Cloud Computing certification before starting with the ACA EDCT Architect certification, since it provides an overview of all Alibaba Cloud core products. Additionally, experience with SQL and NoSQL is a plus to better understand all the concepts.

Overview of the Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect certification

While starting your preparation for the ACP EDCT Architect certification, one needs to have an overview of the exam. It is a close-book, offline exam that the candidates need to give at the exam center. The exam consists of 75 with a total mark of 150 and you will get 120 minutes to complete the exam. You will have to pay $120 to sit in the exam. The table below gives basic information about the Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect certification exam.

ACP EDCT Architect Certification Exam Information
Certification NameAlibaba Cloud Professional EDCT Architect Certification
Test Type Online Registration, Offline Exam at Exam Center
Exam Duration120 Minutes
Number of Questions75
Exam Fee$120
Exam TypeClose-book Exam
Exam LanguageEnglish

Note that the Alibaba Cloud Certified Professional EDCT Architect certification is not like other common certification exam that consists of all the randomly placed multiple choice or multiple select questions. In the ACA EDCT certification, the questions are placed in the following sequence and marks are fixed for each question:

  • 29 Questions – Single Selection Type: The candidate will get 2 points for every right question
  • 30 Questions: Multiple Selections Type: The candidate will get 2 points for every right question
  • 16 Questions: True-False Type: The candidate will get 2 points for every right question

The exam blueprint for the Alibaba Cloud Certified Professional consists of a number of products with their percentage content in the examination. Here is the blueprint for Alibaba Cloud Professional EDCT Architect certification as mentioned in the official document of the ACP EDCT Architect certification:

ACP EDCT Architect Certification Exam Blueprint
Product Name% of Exam
Enterprise Database Cloud Transformation Best Practices15%
ADAM Database Assesment And Conversion33%
ADAM Application Assesment And Conversion26%
PolarDB-O Administration20%
DTS Data Migration16%

Preparation Guide for the Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect Certification Exam

 

 

1. Take the Alibaba Cloud Academy online course

 

 

The course is focused on passing the Alibaba Cloud ACP EDCT Architect exam. You will learn everything you need to get the certification on the first attempt.

 

 

2. Get Hands-on with Alibaba Cloud

 

 

Alibaba Cloud is all about the real world problems and to get a good command on that, hands-on experience is mandatory. Therefore, while preparing for Alibaba Cloud Certified Professional EDCT Architect Certification Exam, along with theoretical concepts, equally focus on practical experience on real time problems.

 

 

You need to practice a lot on Alibaba Cloud products to have deep knowledge about them.  If you don’t have hands-on experience, you can create a free account on Alibaba Cloud to start. Not only this, you also get the free credit
($300) after new registration that you can use to know and try different services. Just register and practice as much as you can on the Alibaba Cloud products.

 

 

After registration, there are some accessible tutorials that provide step by step guide to make you understand about the deployment and usage of difference services and applications of Alibaba.

 

 

So, just follow the above steps for the Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect certification preparation and get yourself ready to pass the certification exam.

 

 

Conclusion

 

 

So, we’ve covered the preparation guide for Alibaba Cloud Professional EDCT Architect exam. Alibaba Cloud professional certification is not only for those who are working on Alibaba Cloud. You can also take Alibaba Cloud associate certification if you are already working on AWS, GCP or Azure as a cloud computing specialist.

 

 

What are you thinking now? Start your preparation for the Alibaba Cloud Professional (ACP) EDCT Architect exam.

Wish you the best for your exam!

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