Certifications

Increase your visibility, differentiate from your peers, and get recognition for your knowledge and skills through Certification exams on data-oriented topics.

Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R

This exam will test whether you can effectively leverage Microsoft R Server to read data from various data sources, transform data to do feature engineering, estimate and score statistical models, and do so across multiple compute contexts, including Spark and in-database using SQL Server.

Who should take this exam:
Data scientists or analysts who process and analyze large data sets using R.
Exam Number and Registration site:
This is Microsoft Exam 70-773. Microsoft employees should go here (restricted site) to register for this exam.
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Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

This exam will test whether you can effectively leverage Microsoft Cloud Services and APIs to perform data science. It will test whether you can use Azure ML and Cognitive Services to effectively read data from various data sources, transform data to do feature engineering, and estimate and score statistical models.

Who should take this exam:
Data scientists or analysts who use Azure cloud services to build and deploy intelligent solutions.
Exam Number and Registration site:
This is Microsoft Exam 70-774. Microsoft employees should go here (restricted site) to register for this exam.
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Perform Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure HDInsight

This exam will test whether you can effectively leverage HDInsight to provision Hadoop and Spark clusters, and leverage them against datasets stored on Azure. It will test whether you can appropriately deploy and monitor the appropriate types of resources for different problems, and whether you can appropriately securely authenticate and manage these resources.

Who should take this exam:
Data engineers, data architects, data scientists, and data developers who implement big data engineering workflows on HDInsight.
Exam Number and Registration site:
This is Microsoft Exam 70-775. Microsoft employees should go here (restricted site) to register for this exam.
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Big Data Engineering with Microsoft Cloud Services

This exam will test whether you can build big data solutions by combining the Microsoft big data services including Azure Data Lake Analytics, Azure Data Factory, and Azure Stream Analytics. It will test whether you can appropriately manage Azure Data Lake stores, submit appropriate U-SQL commands through Azure Data Lake Analytics, and capture and process streams of data through appropriate queries with Azure Stream Analytics.

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Visualizing Data with Power BI

This exam will test whether you can leverage Power BI to connect, import, shape and transform data for business intelligence. It will also test whether you can visualize data, author reports, and schedule automated reports, as well as testing whether you can create and share dashboards based on reports in Power BI.

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Implementing NoSQL solutions with DocumentDB and Azure Search

This exam will test whether you can leverage Document DB and Azure search to build solutions on Azure. It will examine whether you can appropriately store documents in Azure Document DB, whether you can develop appropriate queries against said documents, and whether you can support MongoDB apps from within Document DB. It will also examine how one can leverage Language Analyzers, Indexers, Scoring Profilers, and suggestions within Azure Search.

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