[v6 Certification] PCTA/PCTP/PCSD Certification Summary

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Original topic: 【v6 认证】PCTA/PCTP/PCSD 认证总结

| username: DBAER

Preface

Recently, I took advantage of the community activities to complete all TiDB database certifications. Here is a brief summary.

Certification Exam Scope Guide

Certification Scope Summary (Personal Experience)

PCTA Certification

  1. The course mainly focuses on 101, with 201.2 courses if time permits.
  2. The exam content mainly covers TiDB architecture principles, TiDB features, and new features in version 6.0.
  3. Other study material links are as follows:

PCTP Certification

  1. The course mainly focuses on 303, with 302 courses if time permits.
  2. The exam content mainly covers practical use of TiDB peripheral tools and high availability architecture, including tools like DM, TiCDC, TiDB Binlog, TiDB Lightning, sync-diff-inspector, BR, Dumpling (strongly recommended to practice).
  3. Other study material links are as follows:

PCSD Certification

  1. The course mainly focuses on the 201 series.
  2. Exam content: TiDB-specific features, data types, and SQL writing skills (key point: null with any value is null).
  3. Other study material links are as follows:

Future Plans

  1. Systematically study TiDB documentation.
  2. Redeem courses: TiDB Performance Tuning 307.
  3. Actively answer forum questions to accumulate experience with common issues.
| username: Kongdom | Original post link

Well summarized! :call_me_hand:

| username: itfarmer | Original post link

Thank you for the summary.

| username: TiDBer_H5NdJb5Q | Original post link

Thanks for sharing, just missing PCTP.