EXAM CODE DS0-001
CompTIA DataSys+ is a foundational level data management certification that focuses on the logistics of data administration and security.
The Only Vendor-Neutral Database Certification Option
Develop and validate data administrator skills regardless of vendor tools.
A Standardized Skill Set
DataSys+ defines and confirms a consistent skill set appropriate for certified database administrators (DBAs).
An Ever Growing Need
The constant acquisition of big data demands qualified administrators to manage and secure those assets.
The new CompTIA DataSys+ certification exam sets a unified standard of skills for the successful management and securing of data assets.
Understand database structure types while developing, modifying and running structured query language (SQL) code, providing the groundwork to gather, store, and drive data assets on any operating system.
Compare and contrast the different aspects of database design and planning and explain the various phases of the implementation, testing, deployment and optimization of collected data.
Learn the purpose of monitoring and reporting database performance, explain common database maintenance processes, and produce critical documentation.
Secure databases, protect against attacks, and control authorization while ensuring governance and regulatory compliance.
Prepare for and recover from incidents by implementing best practices for disaster recovery, backup and restoration of database management systems.
As a trainer, Allison Marchant collects, analyzes and reports on data to measure the success of her program. To upskill, she participated in a CompTIA data pilot program.
|July 18, 2023
|The CompTIA DataSys+ exam sets a unified standard of skills for the successful management and securing of data assets. It covers what database administrators need to deploy, manage, and maintain high-availability systems, including employing the fundamentals of scripting and programming in a relational database environment while using security and business continuity best-practices.
|Number of Questions
|Maximum of 90 questions
|Type of Questions
|Multiple choice and performance-based
|Length of Test
|700 (on a scale of 100 to 900)
|No prerequisites, but 2-3 years of experience in a database administrator role is recommended.
|Usually three years after launch
|$358 USD (See all pricing)
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|Oracle Database SQL Certified Associate
|IBM Associate Certified DBA - Db2 12 for z/OS Fundamentals
|Deploy, manage, and maintain databases, including
|Implement and manage cloud-native & hybrid data platform solutions built on SQL Server and SQL database services
|Demonstrate understanding of fundamental SQL concepts needed to undertake any database project
|Acquire the basic skills to administer a Z/OS database
|Full suite of online test prep tools, books, labs and instructor-led training
|Self-paced and instructor-led training courses
CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program is designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skill set. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.
Get the most out of your certification
The demand for proper database management and acumen is exploding. Industries across the board are experiencing constant growth in the data they collect, and this requires skilled professionals to manage and secure those assets. Participating in our Continuing Education program will ensure that you are aware of industry updates and prepared to meet ever-changing requirements.
The CompTIA Continuing Education program
Your CompTIA DataSys+ certification is good for three years from the date of your certification exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your professional certification.
It’s easy to renew
You can participate in a number of activities and training programs to renew your CompTIA DataSys+ certification. Collect at least 30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years and upload them to your certification account, and your CompTIA DataSys+ certification will automatically renew.
Want more details? Learn more about the CompTIA Continuing Education program.