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Platform Upgrade Specialist

SAS® Certified Platform Upgrade Specialist for SAS 9.4

Technical Certifications for SAS Partners (restricted access)

Validates the skills required to upgrade environments from a source environment to SAS® 9.4, including planning, preparation, execution and validation

Successful candidates should have hands-on skills and knowledge in topics such as:

  • Upgrade and architecture concepts and performing related tasks.
  • Upgrade process and model.
  • Third-party components involved in the upgrade.
  • Troubleshooting.

Exam Requirements

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Candidates who earn this credential will have earned a passing score on the SAS 9.4 Platform Upgrade exam.

  • 90 multiple-choice, short-answer, and interactive questions (must achieve a score of 68 percent correct to pass).
  • 1 hour and 50 minutes to complete exam.
  • Use exam ID A00-383; required when registering with Pearson VUE.

Exam Content Guide

General guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam.

Exam Preparation

Experience is a critical component to becoming a SAS certified professional. These resources are designed to help you prepare.

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Taking the Exam

Exam Access

Please contact partners@sas.com if you need access to SAS PartnerNet.

Exam Day

Details to help ensure that you are best prepared on the day of the exam.

After the Exam

Details relating to process and feedback following the exam.

SAS Partners: Exam access is provided via PartnerNet. If you require access please contact partners@sas.com

SAS Employees: Please use your intranet login to access SAS Global Enablement and Learning. Use the KSA tab to search for this exam.

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