IBM 000-553 : Netezza Platform Software v6 Exam
The IBM 000-553 (Netezza Platform Software v6) examination is made up of sixty-seven questions and is ninety minutes in duration. Applicants wishing receive the associated certification will need to pass the examination with a sixty-five percent minimum. The test is available only in the English language.
Courses and other preparation materials are available to applicants interested in completing the 000-553 examination. However, it is not mandatory to complete a course in order to be able to take the associated examination. An individual who successfully completes the examination will exhibit the ability to implement, design and support applications that are a part of a Netezza platform. The individual should have experience in designing the Netezza systems.
Included in the IBM 000-553 exam are several topics and subtopics intended to test an applicant's skills. The topics include: database design, the ability to be able to design, creating and managing databases and other database objects, monitoring performance of the Netezza platform, demonstrating a knowledge of data distribution, knowing the various Netezza appliance components, data movement, operations, and application environments.
Various subtopics describing the primary topics more in depth will also be encountered throughout the examination. Applicants must possess an in-depth knowledge of anything related to Netezza systems, their implementation, components, , and proper management.