Need guidance on the PCA Certification

Hi Team,

We need some guidance on the PCA certification. We are going through the PCA course at KodeKloud. The instructor is covering a lot of theory. We are getting overwhelmed with the amount of concepts to remember.

Do we need all these for the Certification?, any advise to help us prepare for the exam would be highly appreciated.


The suggested prerequisites for this exam are the following courses

This exam will cover the following topics.

  • Failures - Node,Disk,Network
  • ETCD & Recovery
  • Topology Awareness
  • Storage Pool Cache
  • Class of Service
  • Volume placement strategies
  • Portworx Security
  • Encryption
  • Data Integrity
  • Portworx Architecture
  • Portworx Fundamentals
  • Portworx on Kubernetes
  • Portworx Design Consideration
  • Design, Capacity & Performance Considerations
  • Generating spec from PX Central
  • Deploying Portworx
  • Deploying Databases
  • Day 2 Activities
  • Autopilot (Capacity Management)
  • Snapshots
  • Application Backups
  • Migration & Disaster Recovery
  • Logging, Monitoring and Alerting
  • System Performance Tuning
  • Troubleshooting
  • Licenses
  • Cloud Credentials
  • Backup

The following information applies to this exam.

  • All multiple choice
  • 2 Hour Time limit
  • 2 Attempts Allowed
  • You have 30 days to retake the exam if 1st attempt was failed
  • Certificate valid for 2 years upon receiving a passing grade
  • Pass/Fail. You will receive a Pass or Fail upon completion.