The journey to a certified SAP System Administrator

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In this document I will explain what you need to do to become "SAP Certified Technology Associate - System Administration (database XYZ) with SAP NetWeaver 7.31".

 

The first thing to do is to decide in which format you want to study for the exam. There are several delivery methods and you should choose the one that suits your needs. The following options are available:

 

Please note that you can mix and match delivery methods on your journey to become certified.

 

What knowledge is required?

 

The easiest way to find out what you need to study is via the SAP Training and Certification Shop. Search the SAP Training and Certification Shop by exam code to see more details. There is a list of the current SAP NetWeaver 7.31 certification exams:

 

 

For each exam, all the certification topics and their weight are highlighted as seen in the example below:

 

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As per the list of certifications above, the only difference between the each certification is the database. Please make sure you enroll in the correct certification program for the database you are specifically interested in.

 

The road map options

 

There are two paths to become a "SAP Certified Technology Associate - System Administration (database XYZ) with SAP NetWeaver 7.31". Participate in a SAP academy or follow the separate courses in the classroom.

 

The SAP Academy Road Map Option

 

  • TADM10 - SAP NW Application Server Implementation and Operation I
  • TADM12 - SAP NW Application Server Implementation and Operation II

 

Next select the correct database course:

 

  • ADM515 - Database Administration SAP MaxDB
  • TADM51 or ADM505 and ADM506 - Database Administration Oracle
  • ADM540 - Database Administration Sybase ASE
  • TADM56 - Database Administration IBM DB2 LUW

 

The SAP Classroom Road Map option

 

  • SAPTec - SAP NetWeaver Application Server – Fundamentals
  • ADM100 - AS ABAP - Administration
  • ADM103 - Advanced ABAP Administration
  • ADM110 - SAP System Installation
  • ADM325 - AS ABAP – Software Logistics
  • ADM800 - AS Java - Administration
  • ADM900 - SAP System Security - The Fundamentals

 

Next select the correct database course:

 

  • ADM515 - Database Administration SAP MaxDB
  • TADM51 or ADM505 and ADM506 - Database Administration Oracle
  • ADM540 - Database Administration Sybase ASE
  • TADM56 - Database Administration IBM DB2 LUW

 

You can test your knowledge with the sample questions that are available. Here is an overview of the sample questions:

 

 

One point to note is that all the certification exams for the SAP Certified Technology Associate - System Administration have 80 questions and a cut score of 63%. One piece of advice to the candidates: study the training material well, take notes during the lectures and do not hesitate to reach out to the trainer if you have any questions.

 

Good luck on your journey to becoming a certified SAP System Administrator.

 

- Hay