How to crack the Alibaba Cloud Certified Associate in Big Data

Review By: Skant Gupta



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Hi Readers

Finally, I’ve successfully passed the Alibaba Cloud Associate Big Data in my second attempt. It was almost 1 month that I’ve been preparing for this certification. This is the most difficult exam of Alibaba associate level.

The Exam contains 60 questions which are technically designed for personnel who can use Alibaba Cloud Big Data products. It covers Alibaba Cloud's Big Data products including MaxCompute, DataWorks, EMR and Visualization. To earn this certification you need to get 65% marks.

This was the result of the journey: Alibaba Cloud Associate Big Data

In this post you will find:

  • A path to achieve it
  • Study Materials
  • Exam Detail & Score

How to Achieve this Certification?

Before appearing to this exam you must have the vast knowledge of Alibaba Cloud's Big Data products including MaxCompute, DataWorks, EMR and Visualization.

List of exam topics

Alibaba Big Data-related knowledge:

  • Base of distributed theory
  • E-MapReduce
  • MaxCompute
  • DataWorks
  • Quick BI
  • DataV

How to prepare for the exam?

There is only one way to study for this exam for enrolling cloud learning.

Certification examination structure and composition:

  • Total mark and examination duration: The examination paper contains 60 questions, evaluated out of 100 marks and must be completed within 90 minutes.
  • Examination registration: Please register online: (
  • Examination type: Close-book examination.:
  • Examination content and ratio
Product name
Proportion in examination
Visualization and data consumption
  • Question types
Question type
Number of questions
Single-Selection30 Questions2 score per question
Multiple Selections10 Questions2 score per question
True/False Questions20 Questions1 score per question

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Benefits From Certification

  • Pay Hike
  • Promotion
  • My Job Needed It
  • Knowledge is Power
  • I just did it for the giggles