Hortonworks University creates meaningful big data certifications that are recognized in the industry as a confident measure of qualified, capable big data experts.
Hortonworks certifications are exclusively hands on, performance-based exams that require you to complete a set of tasks.
How to Become Certified
To become a Hortonworks Certified Professional, you need to earn at least one of the following certifications:
HDPCD : HDP CERTIFIED DEVELOPER
For Hadoop developers using frameworks like Pig, Hive, Sqoop and Flume.
HDPCD-Spark : HDP CERTIFIED APACHE SPARK DEVELOPER
For developers responsible for developing Spark Core and Spark SQL applications in Scala or Python.
HDPCA : HDP CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATOR
Hortonworks certification for administrators who deploy and manage Hadoop clusters.
HCA : HORTONWORKS CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE
For an entry point and fundamental skills required to progress to the higher levels of the Hortonworks big data certification program.
HDFCNA : HORTONWORKS DATA FLOW CERTIFIED NIFI ARCHITECT
For Data Flow Architects working with NiFi and other streaming applications to create effective Data Flow(s).