NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)

April 24, 2011 by · 2 Comments
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NetApp Certified Data Management Administrators have proven skills in performing in-depth support, administrative functions, and performance management for NetApp storage appliances running the Data ONTAP® operating system in NFS and Windows® (CIFS) multiprotocol environments. They are able to implement active-active controller configuration and SyncMirror® for continuous data availability and rapid data recovery in the event of a disaster. They also have detailed knowledge of SnapMirror®, SnapRestore®, and SnapVault®, which they use to manage and protect mission-critical data.

Successful candidates should have at least 6-12 months of field experience. Additionally, candidates taking the Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode exam should also have experience implementing and administering large aggregates.

Logos and certificates will be granted to those individuals who successfully pass both the NS0-153 and NS0-163 exams OR the new NS0-154 exam.

Required Exams

  • Storage Networking Professional (NS0-153)
  • Data Protection Solutions Professional (NS0-163)OR
  • Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode Administrator (NS0-154)