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SAS® Big Data Programming and Loading Exam

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This exam is administered by SAS and Pearson VUE.

  • 60-65 multiple-choice, short-answer and interactive questions. Interactive questions simulate the SAS environment and ask you to complete a task. Please see our FAQ for more information.
  • Must achieve score of 68 percent correct to pass.
  • 105 minutes to complete exam.
  • Use exam ID A00-221; required when registering with Pearson VUE.
  • This exam is based on SAS 9.4.

Successful candidates should have hands-on experience with a variety of SAS® and open source data preparation tools, including:

  • SAS Base and DS2 programming.
  • Hadoop, Apache Pig, Apache Hive.
  • SAS In-Memory Statistics.
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