QlikView 11 System Administrator Certification

The QlikView System Administrator Certification Exam tests your knowledge of managing a QlikView Server and Publisher environment. This exam tests your ability to install and configure QlikView Server and Publisher, perform administrative tasks, and troubleshoot problems and errors.

About this Exam

The QlikView 11 System Administrator Certification Exam is a 2 hour, multiple choice knowledge test delivered at Pearson VUE Test Centers globally. It is available in English and a Japanese version will be released by Q3 2015. This exam has 60 questions.

Exam Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of Business Intelligence, reporting, data analysis
  • Experience working with the QlikView product suite, specifically the Server and Publisher components
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows Server based environments

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Exam Domain Areas

Install and Configure the Environment (22% of the exam)
  • Explain the purpose of different QlikView services
  • Determine the appropriate service installation to meet customer requirements
  • Determine how to share system resources between QlikView services
  • Determine the implications and outcomes of a specific configuration 

Administer the Environment (35% of the exam)

  • Differentiate between functionality of licensed and unlicensed Publisher
  • Determine the appropriate task type to meet customer requirements
  • Determine an appropriate method to monitor tasks
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate options for configuring a task
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate CAL type to use and describe methods to apply CAL types
  • Describe how to proactively manage QlikView platform infrastructure
  • Determine an approach to proactively manage Windows platform infrastructure (e.g., IIS, event logs, folder permissions) 

Troubleshoot the Environment (43% of the exam)

  • Identify an error based on log file information
  • Determine the appropriate steps to identify issues (e.g., user reported, dialog box)
  • Determine the cause of common performance issues
  • Determine the appropriate system resource allocation to meet requirements
  • Determine an appropriate strategy to resolve a performance issue
  • Determine the cause of an environmental issue
  • Describe how to handle client-server communications problems