Enterprise Geodatabase Management Professional 10.0

Esri Certified Enterprise Geodatabase Management Professionals understand the components and architecture of the geodatabase and are skilled in developing and maintaining an ArcGIS multi-user enterprise.

This certification is for individuals with 5-7 years experience as a database or GIS administrator and has managed a multi-user geodatabase for at least 3 years with advanced experience in a multi-user environment.

A qualified candidate for the Enterprise Geodatabase Management Professional Certification understands the components and architecture of the geodatabase. They will be familiar with features of a geodatabase such as installation, configuration, versioning, tuning, replication, and database diagnostics at an in-depth level.

A qualified candidate should be able to:

  • Install and configure the geodatabase
  • Design the geodatabase
  • Understand workflows and their impact on the geodatabase
  • Manage the data within the geodatabase
  • Perform geodatabase maintenance and troubleshooting

The following list of skills measured is provided to familiarize candidates with topics covered on the exam and to help guide exam preparation. We recommend candidates review this list and assess their knowledge of each skill. Specific preparation resources are available to assist with refreshing in areas where any knowledge gaps are found.

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Product Knowledge
  • Explain the difference between creating data with database commands, ArcSDE commands, and ArcGIS tools
Understand the system requirements for Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
  • Determine the application and workflow factors that impact database load
  • Explain how complex geometry affects storage and performance and ways to improve performance
  • Explain the pros and cons of using different storage compression options
  • Describe the purpose of advanced database configuration options
Install and Configure the Geodatabase
  • Describe repository tables
  • Describe the installation and configuration steps involved in creating an enterprise level geodatabase
  • Explain the different connection types, including the pros and cons of using each connection types
Design the Geodatabase
  • Explain the implications of using a feature dataset
  • Determine the appropriate way to store and serve imagery
  • Explain the impacts of backward compatibility
  • Describe the steps required to set up a topology and the effects of topology on a geodatabase
Data Management
  • Describe the benefits of and steps involved in using different loading options
  • Determine how to load third party data using different methods (e.g., SQL, interoperability extensions, extract transform and load module)
  • Explain the impact of transferring data between different RDBMS
  • Describe how the use of roles can be applied to solve an issue
  • Describe how to use Dbtune to configure ArcSDE and the pros and cons of using it
  • Identify and explain which keywords should be modified for a raster or vector
  • Describe the parameters that control storage for complex geodatabase features
Geodatabase Maintenance
  • Determine the factors that impact geodatabase maintenance
  • Explain the impact of a partial restore of a geodatabase
  • Explain geodatabase compression, including necessary preparation and determining an effective compression
Workflow Management
  • Determine the appropriate options and level for conflict resolution
  • Explain the impact of bulk editing and editing versioned data through a multi-versioned view within a version
  • Explain how archiving operates in the geodatabase
  • Explain the impact of the reconcile process on the geodatabase
Troubleshooting
  • Determine how to resolve a common connection or locking issues
  • Determine how to resolve common server performance issues or application issues that affect geodatabase performance
Geodatabase Performance Management
  • Describe the differences between scalability and performance and how adjusting one affects the other

The following resources are available to help you prepare for your exam, but they are not required. Keep in mind, completing recommended training courses does not guarantee that you will achieve the requirements for a specific Esri Technical Certification.

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Instructor-Led
  • ArcGIS Server Enterprise Configuration and Tuning for Oracle (10.0)
  • ArcGIS Server Enterprise Configuration and Tuning for SQL Server (10.0)
  • Data Management in the Multiuser Geodatabase (10.0)
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Exam price: $225 USD
Exam time limit: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Number of questions: 85
Certification code: EGMP10
Exam type: Multiple choice, multiple select
View information about this exam for ArcGIS 10.1.

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