Become Splice Machine Certified

Our certification program allows members in the community to earn their credentials in the Splice Machine platform.

The certification program involves self-paced training via our Docker image and completion of training exercises. The self-paced training takes about 1 to 1.5 days to complete. The exercises must be completed after the training and submitted to our training team at [email protected] for review.

Who This Certification Is For

The certification is designed for those with experience in:

  • Writing queries
  • Database administration and support
  • Development using SQL, Python or Scala
  • Importing and processing data (ETL)
  • Data science and data engineering

Steps to certification:

  • Download and complete the self-pace training available here
  • Complete the training
  • Export the Exercises under the following sections:
    • For Data Scientists
    • For Developers, Part I
    • For Developers, Part II
  • Send the export JSON files to [email protected] for certification review
  • We will respond promptly and let you know if you have passed the certification or if corrections are needed

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I take the training?

Training is available via a Docker image download, a request for an AWS instance of the image or via classroom training.

How long does it take to complete the training?

The training takes about 1 to 1.5 days and can be completed at your convenience. The training is not timed but we do recommend those who start the training complete it fully, including the submissions of exercises for certification, within one week. Online AWS instances of Docker images are available for 1 week. The certification exercises are part of the training and can be completed within the 1 to 1.5 day timeframe.

I am just a developer or admin or data scientist, am I expected to complete all the courses?

Yes, the courses are meant to provide a comprehensive understanding of the Splice Machine platform. You do not need extensive or work experience in each of these areas to complete the training.

What do I get when I’m certified?

Aside from a sense of accomplishment and acknowledgment in the community, the certification demonstrates you have the requisite knowledge to use and implement Splice properly. Additionally, certified members also have access to additional content, support and events (coming).

How can I register for onsite or classroom training?

Please email [email protected] for more info.

How long is the certification good for?

The certification does not expire. We will continue to make changes to the certification program that may change the requirements of certification or provide additional content. We will notify all certified community members of changes to the program.

Is there a cost to the certification program?

The self-paced certification is free. There is a cost to classroom-based training and certification. Contact [email protected] for additional information

I’m a Splice Machine partner, do I need to be certified?

Yes, all partner team members must be certified before they can implement the product.