The Oracle Certified Expert, MySQL 5.1 Cluster Database Administrator (SCMCDBA) Certification is designed specifically to validate the skills of database administrators responsible for creating, deploying, configuring and maintaining MySQL Clusters. Additionally, the SCMCDBA Certification validates candidates' ability to complete software upgrades and cluster replications with no downtime side effects. Knowledge of not only cluster database administration technologies is required, but also hardware component influences on the overall system.
To achieve the SCMCDBA Certification, candidates must satisfy prerequisite and certification-specific exam requirements. They must hold a valid certification as either an Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5 Database Administrator, or as a Sun Certified MySQL Database Administrator, and must additionally pass the MySQL 5.1 Cluster Database Administrator Certified Expert Exam (IZ0-875).