Acquia Certified Cloud Pro Exam Blueprint

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Exam name: Acquia Certified Cloud Pro
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Price: $155
Exam length: 40 questions
Pass/Fail mark: 65%
(subject to change)

The purpose of this exam is to validate skills and knowledge of a developer in the area of hosting and maintaining a Drupal website on Acquia Cloud.

This exam validates a candidate’s ability to:

  • Understand the features provided by Acquia Cloud
  • Configure Acquia Cloud environment for hosting a Drupal based website
  • Implement an optimum development workflow to work with Acquia Cloud-based websites
  • Understand and implement Acquia Cloud development and deployment best practices

Note: This exam blueprint includes topics /domains and test objectives to help guide the test taker. They should not be construed as a comprehensive listing of all of the content of this examination.

Domain % of Examination
1.0 Fundamental Web Hosting Concepts 15%
2.0 Acquia Cloud Features and Interface 35%
3.0 Drupal Development Workflow on Acquia Cloud 35%
4.0 Acquia Cloud Best Practices 15%
TOTAL 100%
Test Format:

Test item formats used in this examination are:

  • Multiple-choice: Examinee selects one option that best answers the question or completes a statement.
  • Multiple-response: Examinee selects more than one option that best answers the question or completes a statement.

Domain 1.0: Fundamental Web Hosting Concepts

1.1. Demonstrate knowledge of basic web hosting architecture
1.2. Demonstrate knowledge of Drupal Development workflows
1.3. Demonstrate knowledge of key security and performance concepts

Domain 2.0: Acquia Cloud Features and Interface

2.1 Demonstrate understanding of key features of Acquia Cloud
2.2 Demonstrate ability to configure various aspects of an Environment
2.3 Demonstrate ability to configure teams and users

Domain 3.0: Drupal Development workflow on Acquia Cloud

3.1 Demonstrate ability to install a new Drupal site on Acquia Cloud
3.2 Demonstrate ability to set up local development environment for working with Acquia Cloud
3.3 Demonstrate ability to deploy code, database and files to various Environments
3.4 Demonstrate ability to manage Drupal site configurations across various Environment
3.5 Demonstrate ability to use Cloud API for workflow automation

Domain 4.0: Acquia Cloud Best Practices

4.1 Demonstrate understanding of best practices for Performance enhancement
4.2 Demonstrate understanding of Security best practices
4.3 Demonstrate understanding of best practices for Live Deployment