• This certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses the required knowledge for the profile of a Database Administrator for SAP HANA. This certificate builds on the basic knowledge gained through related SAP HANA training and preferably refined by practical experience within an SAP HANA project team, whereby the administrator applies the acquired knowledge practically in projects.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Backup and Recovery 11% - 20%

Configure and perform SAP HANA database system backups and restores.

Database Administration 11% - 20%

Performing daily database administration tasks on SAP HANA.

Database Security 11% - 20%

Understand the SAP HANA database system security concepts and setup audit policies.

Monitoring and Troubleshooting 11% - 20%

Monitor and troubleshoot SAP HANA database systems using SAP HANA cockpit and SAP HANA database explorer.

Provisioning SAP HANA 11% - 20%

Performing sizing and provisioning tasks for the different SAP HANA deployment options.

SAP HANA Architecture 11% - 20%

Describing the SAP HANA database system architecture.

User Management 11% - 20%

Creating SAP HANA user groups, users, roles to setup database access management.

General Information

Exam Preparation 

All SAP consultant certifications are available as Cloud Certifications in the Certification Hub and can be booked with product code CER006. With CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud, you can take up to six exams attempts of your choice in one year – from wherever and whenever it suits you! Test dates can be chosen and booked individually.

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

For more information refer to our SAP Certification FAQs.

Safeguarding the Value of Certification

SAP Education has worked hard together with the Certification & Enablement Influence Council to enhance the value of certification and improve the exams. An increasing number of customers and partners are now looking towards certification as a reliable benchmark to safeguard their investments. Unfortunately, the increased demand for certification has brought with it a growing number of people who to try and attain SAP certification through unfair means. This ongoing issue has prompted SAP Education to place a new focus on test security. Our Certification Test Security Guidelines will help you as test taker to understand the testing experience.

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