Certification Exam Process:

MySQL Expert Certification proves your knowledges and skills in MySQL database development and administration. Certification process consists of two parts: theoretical questions-answers test, and practice task.
Theoretical test consists of 20 single and multiple choice questions by 1.5 minutes each. You'll need to correctly answer at least 15 of 20 questions to pass the test.
Practice task is the second part of certification process. It goes after the theoretical test and you can complete it at once or later another day. You will be asked to complete a small "real-life" task: develop a MySQL database and optimize it for performance. Time to complete the MySQL practice task is 150 minutes. Since June 2015, CancanIT automatically checks your results at once, and there is no need to wait for the manual verification check.

Applicants are allowed to have unlimited multiple attempts at all tests. Questions are randomized and an applicant may get a new version for each attempt. There is no penalty for failing certification exam, and it's free to retake the test after 24 hours.

MySQL Certification Covers:

Certification is targeted for MySQL 5.5 version. The following topics are covered during certification process:

  • General SQL Syntax
  • Data Store & Retrieval
  • Data Types
  • Index Types
  • SQL Query & Storage Performance Optimization
  • Routines, Triggers, and Events
  • Transactions
  • MySQL Injections, Data Security Best Practices

Certificate Issuance & Costs:

MySQL professional certificate is recognizable way to present yourself as high-qualified DBA and developer. It is issued both online as a public web-page at cancanit.com website, and optional paper document. Paper certificate is not mandatory and is sent upon request by high priority mail for additional fee. It is printed on a special certificate template blank and includes holographic protection. You can see the example paper printed certificate here.

Certification cost is USD $120.00. Optional paper printed certificate delivery costs USD $30.00. All payments are powered by PayPal® and protected by CancanIT clear & risks-free refund policy. The costs above are final. There are no hidden costs or fees attached to any CancanIT certification services.

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Advanced Level

This exam has Advanced Level of difficulty. Recommended for most developers as a stage between Junior and Senior.

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