Description: This test is designed for Hitachi Data Systems employees and partners who architect UCP for SAP HANA solutions and develop proposals. The test will validate that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills to assess, plan and design solutions that meet the business needs of HDS customers and satisfy their expectations. This includes strong knowledge of the UCP for SAP HANA solutions architecture and how the solutions integrate into customer environments. This test covers Hitachi Compute Blade servers, Hitachi storage systems, networks, assessment, design and operations.

Audience: Hitachi Data Systems employee and partner solutions architects.

UCP for SAP HANA solutions architects examine customer-related data and information to assess requirements from a business perspective and respond with solutions, defined as a hardware and software architecture that meets the customer's business needs. In a pre-sales engineering role, they define the technical architecture and components of the solution according to solution-design best practices in the context of the client’s infrastructure, and they apply the most recent technologies. In a storage engineering role and in association with implementation personnel, they present and propose initial deployment and support plans for the solutions. UCP for SAP HANA solutions architects have knowledge of compute servers, network and storage systems included in the solutions and are familiar with the software environment (SAP HANA) in which the solutions integrate.

Supporting material:
TSI2536 - Advanced SAP HANA Platform Training for Pre-Sales (3-day ILT/vILT)
TXC2429 - Architecting Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for the SAP HANA Platform (45 min WBT)
SXC2667 - Exploring the Technology of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for SAP HANA (90 min WBT)

Exam type: Accreditation
Format: Proctored, closed-book exam
Credential: Passing this exam is one of the requirements for obtaining the Hitachi Data Systems Certified Specialist - UCP for SAP HANA solutions architect credential.
Delivery: Depending on the location and course delivery format this closed-book, proctored accreditation test may be offered and administered by the instructor at the conclusion of the supporting course, using the Prometric Internet-Based testing tool. It is also available at Prometric test centers world-wide.
Questions: 35
Passing score: 65%
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: US$100 (or equivalent in local currency)