Business Analytics Exam

The 90 minute, 60 question closed-book proctored exam validates that the candidate has the knowledge, skills and abilities to implement, use, and support Pentaho Business Analytics solutions.

How to Prepare for Certification

Before taking the exam, make sure to:

  1. Read the Certification FAQ
  2. Review instructions for the onsite exam
  3. Review instructions for the online exam
  4. Register for the exam 

We recommend 6 months of experience implementing Pentaho in production and completing the following training courses before taking the exam: BA1000, BA2000, BA3000, AD1000, SP1000.

This test covers:

  • How to install the Pentaho Business Analytics suite
  • BA server administration
Data Sources
  • How to manage data connections in the BA modeling tools
  • Knowledge of how to manage data sources in BA reporting tools
Pentaho User Console (PUC)
  • How to work with the BA repository
  • How to manage BA server security
  • How to schedule reports
Modeling Tools
  • Knowledge of how to use the Pentaho Schema Workbench
  • Knowledge of how to use the Pentaho Metadata Editor
Reporting tools
  • Describing various Pentaho reporting tools available in the BA server
  • Knowledge of how to use Pentaho Interactive Reporting
  • How to use Pentaho Analyzer
  • How to use the Pentaho Report Designer
  • How to use the Pentaho Dashboard Designer
Performance Tuning
  • Describing how to manage BA server logging
  • Describing how to tune Pentaho reports

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