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The MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Level Exam is for administrators with knowledge of the concepts and mechanics of MongoDB. We recommend this certification for operations professionals who know the fundamentals and have some professional experience administering MongoDB. The knowledge and skills required for certification are detailed below.

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Foster credibility with your employer and peers in the developer and operations communities.

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Required MongoDB Knowledge
  • Philosophy & Features: performance, JSON, BSON, fault tolerance, disaster recovery, horizontal scaling, and the Mongo shell
  • CRUD: Create, Read, Update, and Delete operations
  • Indexing: single key, compound, multi-key, mechanics, and performance
  • Aggregation: pipeline, operators, memory usage, sort, skip, and limit
  • Replication: configuration, oplog concepts, write concern, elections, failover, and deployment to multiple data centers
  • Sharding: components, when to shard, balancing, shard keys, and hashed shard keys
  • Application Administration: data files, journaling, authentication, and authorization
  • Server Administration: performance analysis, storage engines, diagnostics and debugging, maintenance, backup, and recovery
Required General IT Knowledge
  • Fundamental database concepts
  • Fundamentals of system programming
  • Basic JavaScript programming

Exam Schedule

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Upcoming Exams
  • Sep 19 - Sep 26
    C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
  • Oct 17 - Oct 24
    C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
  • Nov 07 - Nov 14
    C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
  • Dec 05 - Dec 12
    C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam

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USD 150.00 per attempt

Please note that we are no longer including a free retake with the exam fee.

Rescheduling Policy

You may reschedule your exam appointment more than 24 hours before the scheduled test time for a different day within the same exam period. 

If you reschedule your exam appointment within 24 hours of scheduled test time, you will pay us a $10.00 rescheduling fee.

Currently, there is no way for us to transfer your exam registration from one session to another. You'll need to unregister from the current session and register again for the future session.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If you cancel your exam two or more business days before the scheduled test time and request a refund, you will receive a 100% refund. 

If you do not schedule your exam, and request a refund within your exam period and request a refund, you will receive a 100% refund. 

If you do not request a refund within your exam period, you will forfeit your exam fees.

If you cancel your exam within two business days before the scheduled test time, you will receive a refund minus a 50 USD cancellation fee.

No refund will be issued if you schedule an exam time slot with our proctoring partner and fail to take it when scheduled.

To request a refund, visit your MongoDB University dashboard and click the Unregister and Request Refund link under the exam name.

Anywhere. MongoDB Certification exams are administered online through our proctoring partner, Examity.

All you need is access to good internet and a computer running Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X with a webcam and microphone in order to complete the exam.

Linux and Internet Explorer are not currently supported.

The exam consists of multiple choice and check all that apply questions. You will have 90 minutes to complete an exam. There is no penalty for incorrect answers.

Test takers are permitted to view only the exam and, if necessary, a simple translation tool such as Google Translate. No reference materials, resources, or other software may be used.

Exam results will be available within 3 weeks following the close of the exam period. We need time to review any questions raised by the proctors and calculate exam results.

As a MongoDB Certified Professional, you will receive a license number, a PDF copy of your certification and a digital badge that verifies your certification. Display this badge proudly on your résumé, LinkedIn profile, email signature, forums, etc.

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