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Cloud Data and Application Integration, Specialist Certification

Certification Exam | Cloud | R33/34 | Skill Set Inventory

Cloud Data and Application Integration, Specialist Certification

Course Overview

This test measures your knowledge of Informatica Cloud Services Data and Application Integration. Measured areas include Informatica Cloud architecture, data integration features, data synchronization, cloud mapping designer, data masking, and data replication. It will test your knowledge of integrating applications and systems, the implementation of business processes, using the process designer, and exposing composite APIs.

When you are ready to test and become an Informatica Certified Professional, please follow these steps :

  1. Click Enroll and log in to your Informatica account.
  2. Click Add to Cart and complete your registration/purchase.
  3. Once you have registered go to My Training and View Your Transcript.
  4. Now you can simply Launch and take your test Anytime/Anywhere prior to your test’s expiry date.
The below can be used as a guide to preparing before taking the test. Included is an outline of the technical topics and subject areas that are covered in the test, test domain weighting, test objectives and topical content.


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Agenda

For more information about what is covered in this exam please review the skill set inventory in the Informatica University Community.

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The skill set inventory is used to guide your preparation before taking the exam. It is an outline of the technical topics and subject areas that are covered in each exam. The skill set inventory includes test domain weighting, test objectives and topical content.



 
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Skill Set Inventory Section

The skill set inventory is used to guide your preparation before taking the test. It is an outline of the technical topics and subject areas that are covered in each test. The skill set inventory includes test domain weighting, test objectives and topical content. The topics and concepts are included to clarify the test objectives.

Test takers will be measured on:

The test domains and the extent to which they are represented as an estimated percentage of the test follows:

Title % of Test
IICS: Cloud Data Integration Services 81%
Informatica Cloud Overview 7%
Runtime Environments and Connections 9%
Synchronization Task 9%
Cloud Mapping Designer – Basic Transformations 9%
Advanced Transformations and Mapping Tasks 7%
Mapping Parameters 7%
Expression Macro and Dynamic Linking 3%
Replication Task 3%
Masking Task 3%
Mass Ingestion Task 1%
Taskflows 3%
Advanced Options 3%
Hierarchical Connectivity 3%
IICS APIs 3%
Exception Handling 3%
Performance Tuning 4%
Automating and Monitoring Tasks 1%
Administration 3%
Discovery IQ 1%
Cloud Application Integration Services for Developers 19%
Overview of Cloud Integration 3%
Understand the Basics: Process Designer 3%
Creating Assets: Connections, Service Connect 7%
Adding Web Services to a Process 1%
Introduction to Guides Designer 1%
Fault Handling 1%
API Manager 1%

 

Question Format

You may select from one or more response offerings to answer a question. The test will contain 70 questions comprised of topics that span across the sections listed below.  In order to ensure that you are prepared for the test, review the subtopics with each section.

You will score the question correctly if your response accurately completes the statement or answers the question. Incorrect distractors are given as possible correct answers so that those without the required skills and experience may wrongly select that choice. 

A passing grade of 70% is needed to achieve recognition as an Informatica Certified Specialist (ICS) in Axon Data Governance Professional.

You are given 90 minutes to complete the test. Formats used in this test are:

  • Multiple Choice:  Select one option that best answers the question or completes the statement
  • Multiple Response: Select all that apply to best answer the question or complete the statement
  • True/False: After reading the statement or questions select the best answer

Test Policy

  • You are eligible for one attempt and re-take, if needed, per test registration.
  • If you do not pass on your first attempt:
    • The purchase of the test will include one second-attempt if a student does not pass a test.
    • You must wait two weeks after a failed test to take the test again.
    • Any additional retakes are charged the current fee at the time of purchase.
    • Promotions are excluded and cannot be combined.

Sample Test Questions

IICS allows users to ______ and _____.
A. Correct Synchronize account data
B. X Work from their handheld devices
C. Correct Import data on sales leads
D. X Monitor PowerCenter jobs
Which statement best describes the Secure Agent?
A. X Holds Security Modules for a client running in the Informatica Cloud
B. X Allows clients to run Data Quality Mappings in the Cloud
C. X Includes Templates for building jobs in the Informatica Cloud
D. Correct A group of services without a user interface that executes jobs that were created using the Informatica Cloud web based interfaces.
It is best practice to handle naming conflicts in a mapping as close to the target as possible.
A. X True
B. Correct False
Data Masking can be used to convert masked data to the orginal unmaksed values.
A. Correct True
B. X False
Service connectors interact with services in _______.
A. X IICS.
B. X within a firewall.
C. X anywhere in the cloud.
D. Correct All of the above

Additional Information

Retake Policy: Current purchases of the test will include one second-attempt if a student does not pass a test. Any additional retakes are charged the current fee at the time of purchase. Promotions are excluded and cannot be combined. You must wait two weeks after a failed test to take the test again.

Informatica University has a community page so students can assist one another in their test preparation within the Informatica Network: https://network.informatica.com/welcome

For more information on Informatica Certifications visit https://www.informatica.com/services-and-training/certification.html

To find the class that is right for you, fill out the form at the top of this page, or visit our website at http://www.informatica.com/us/services-and-training/training/. For onsite class information contact your local Education Sales Specialist.




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Certification Exam | Cloud | R33/R34 | Skill Set Inventory


Skill Set Inventory Section

The skill set inventory is used to guide your preparation before taking the test. It is an outline of the technical topics and subject areas that are covered in each test. The skill set inventory includes test domain weighting, test objectives and topical content. The topics and concepts are included to clarify the test objectives.

Test takers will be measured on:

The test domains and the extent to which they are represented as an estimated percentage of the test follows:

Title % of Test
IICS: Cloud Data Integration Services 81%
Informatica Cloud Overview 7%
Runtime Environments and Connections 9%
Synchronization Task 9%
Cloud Mapping Designer – Basic Transformations 9%
Advanced Transformations and Mapping Tasks 7%
Mapping Parameters 7%
Expression Macro and Dynamic Linking 3%
Replication Task 3%
Masking Task 3%
Mass Ingestion Task 1%
Taskflows 3%
Advanced Options 3%
Hierarchical Connectivity 3%
IICS APIs 3%
Exception Handling 3%
Performance Tuning 4%
Automating and Monitoring Tasks 1%
Administration 3%
Discovery IQ 1%
Cloud Application Integration Services for Developers 19%
Overview of Cloud Integration 3%
Understand the Basics: Process Designer 3%
Creating Assets: Connections, Service Connect 7%
Adding Web Services to a Process 1%
Introduction to Guides Designer 1%
Fault Handling 1%
API Manager 1%

 

Question Format

You may select from one or more response offerings to answer a question. The test will contain 70 questions comprised of topics that span across the sections listed below.  In order to ensure that you are prepared for the test, review the subtopics with each section.

You will score the question correctly if your response accurately completes the statement or answers the question. Incorrect distractors are given as possible correct answers so that those without the required skills and experience may wrongly select that choice. 

A passing grade of 70% is needed to achieve recognition as an Informatica Certified Specialist (ICS) in Axon Data Governance Professional.

You are given 90 minutes to complete the test. Formats used in this test are:

  • Multiple Choice:  Select one option that best answers the question or completes the statement
  • Multiple Response: Select all that apply to best answer the question or complete the statement
  • True/False: After reading the statement or questions select the best answer

Test Policy

  • You are eligible for one attempt and re-take, if needed, per test registration.
  • If you do not pass on your first attempt:
    • The purchase of the test will include one second-attempt if a student does not pass a test.
    • You must wait two weeks after a failed test to take the test again.
    • Any additional retakes are charged the current fee at the time of purchase.
    • Promotions are excluded and cannot be combined.

Sample Test Questions

IICS allows users to ______ and _____.
A. Correct Synchronize account data
B. X Work from their handheld devices
C. Correct Import data on sales leads
D. X Monitor PowerCenter jobs
Which statement best describes the Secure Agent?
A. X Holds Security Modules for a client running in the Informatica Cloud
B. X Allows clients to run Data Quality Mappings in the Cloud
C. X Includes Templates for building jobs in the Informatica Cloud
D. Correct A group of services without a user interface that executes jobs that were created using the Informatica Cloud web based interfaces.
It is best practice to handle naming conflicts in a mapping as close to the target as possible.
A. X True
B. Correct False
Data Masking can be used to convert masked data to the orginal unmaksed values.
A. Correct True
B. X False
Service connectors interact with services in _______.
A. X IICS.
B. X within a firewall.
C. X anywhere in the cloud.
D. Correct All of the above

Additional Information

Retake Policy: Current purchases of the test will include one second-attempt if a student does not pass a test. Any additional retakes are charged the current fee at the time of purchase. Promotions are excluded and cannot be combined. You must wait two weeks after a failed test to take the test again.

Informatica University has a community page so students can assist one another in their test preparation within the Informatica Network: https://network.informatica.com/welcome

For more information on Informatica Certifications visit https://www.informatica.com/services-and-training/certification.html

To find the class that is right for you, fill out the form at the top of this page, or visit our website at http://www.informatica.com/us/services-and-training/training/. For onsite class information contact your local Education Sales Specialist.




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