The candidates who are dreaming of a career as a systems administrator and possess the latest skills in working with Avamar, can opt for the Dell EMC Specialist – Systems Administrator, Avamar Version 9.0. This accreditation proves that you are knowledgeable of Avamar concepts and experienced in Avamar administration. In addition, it validates your competence in such topics as system architecture, elements, monitoring, restore, backup, replication, use cases, and best practices. To become a certified professional, you have to pass the E20-598 exam and demonstrate your skills in dealing with the Avamar Fitness Analyzer, the Cloud Tier solution, and the integration of Avamar with NDMP & Data Domain.
This specialist-level accreditation implies that you have already gained the associate-level designation either in information storage and management (version 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, or 5.0) or in data protection and management (version 1.0 or 2.0). Having one of these designations gives you the right to sit for the E20-598 Specialist-Systems Administrator, Avamar exam. This qualifying test for the DCS-SA track lasts for 90 minutes and includes 60 questions. Achieving 63% of the correct answers guarantees you success in the evaluation. Before taking the E20-598 exam, you need to be proficient in working with such products as Avamar v19.2, Avamar Virtual Edition v19.2, and Avamar NMDP Accelerator. In addition, you should have a solid comprehension of Avamar concepts and terminology, and be ready to show your skills in monitoring and administering an Avamar backup solution in such environments as single and multi-node.
To equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge, help you become familiar with the topics tested, the vendor offers its candidates to use free practice tests.
So, which topics do you need to be ready for in the exam? It contains only two of them: Avamar Concepts and Avamar Administration. The first one assesses your skills in defining use cases for Avamar usage, enumerating Avamar characteristics and capabilities, describing the elements and architecture of the Avamar system. Also, you should be familiar with the main concepts needed for administering Avamar.
The second topic included in the test will evaluate your ability to define Avamar tools for system maintenance, capacity management, and monitoring. Then, you will need to demonstrate your competence in navigating through the AUI. After that, your skills in configuring and running Avamar replication solutions, Cloud Tier solution, backups and restores will be checked. Next, you should show your proficiency in using and defining best practices for configuring an Avamar backup environment. The other skills evaluated within this domain include carrying out Avamar server daily maintenance activities, Avamar Fitness Analyzer along with its functionality. The final subtopic you should be ready for covers your competence in integrating Avamar with NDMP and Data Domain.
Having gained the Dell EMC Specialist – Systems Administrator, Avamar certification you are eligible for the annual salary of about $86,672, according to the Ziprecruiter website.