Want to pass the Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data certification exam? Want to become Alibaba Cloud Certified? Follow this comprehensive preparation guide for Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data exam and get yourself ready to pass the exam.
Alibaba Cloud is ranked as China´s largest public cloud service provider, and the fourth largest cloud service provider worldwide. Since the china market is growing really fast, and Alibaba Cloud as well, the Alibaba Cloud certifications are fast becoming the must-have certificates for any IT professional working with Alibaba Cloud.
Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data certification
The Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data certification, commonly known as ACA Big Data certification, is the associate-level Alibaba Cloud Big Data Certification. It covers all of Alibaba Cloud´s big data products like MaxCompute, DataWorks, E-MapReduce and ecosystem tools.
Who Can Apply for Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data certification?
This certification exam is for Alibaba Cloud absolute beginners, as well as for existing solutions architects, data engineers or people just interested in Alibaba Cloud’s big data computing services.
Overview of the Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data certification
While starting your preparation for the ACA Big Data 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 60 with a total mark of 100 and you will get 90 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 Associate Big Data certification exam.
|ACA Big Data Certification Exam Information|
|Certification Name||Alibaba Cloud Associate Big Data Certification|
|Test Type||Online Registration, Offline Exam at Exam Center|
|Exam Duration||90 Minutes|
|Number of Questions||60|
|Exam Type||Close-book Exam|
Note that the Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data certification is not like other common certification exam that consists of all the randomly placed multiple choice or multiple select questions. In the ACA Big Data certification, the questions are placed in the following sequence and marks are fixed for each question:
- 30 Questions – Single Selection Type: The candidate will get 2 points for every right question
- 10 Questions – Multiple Selections Type: The candidate will get 2 points for every right question
- 20 Questions – True-False Type: The candidate will get 1 points for every right question
The exam blueprint for the Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data consists of a number of products with their percentage content in the examination. Here is the blueprint for Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data certification as mentioned in the official document of the ACA Big Data certification:
|ACA Big Data Certification Exam Blueprint|
|Product Name||% of Exam|
|Visualization and data consumption||6%|
Preparation Guide for the Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data Certification Exam
1. Take the Alibaba Cloud online course
The course is really cheap and it is focused on passing the Alibaba Cloud Big Data Associate exam. You will learn everything you need to get the certification.
The course is divided into sections:
Each section focuses on an Alibaba Cloud product, such as MaxCompute, DataWorks, E-MapReduce, and Visualization and data consumption.
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 Associate (ACA) Big Data 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.
3. Take the Roopu Cloud online practice tests
After going through the Alibaba Cloud Big Data course, you are all prepared for the ACA Big Data certification exam. So now, it’s the time to check your preparation level and for this we recommend you to take the practice tests.
The practice tests are set up in the same format as that of the real exam. So, trying mock exams helps you get ready for the actual exam. Also, you become confident enough to take the exam and pass the exam in the first attempt only.
So, just follow the above steps for the Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data certification preparation and get yourself ready to pass the certification exam.
So, we’ve covered the preparation guide for Alibaba Cloud Associate (ACA) Big Data exam. Alibaba Cloud associate 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 cloud as a cloud computing specialist.
Wish you the best for your exam!
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