The Architect Journey offers three tiers of certification designed to recognize and promote your skills and specializations. Salesforce Certified Architecture Specialists are recognized for their knowledge and expertise on particular domains within the Architect Academy. Salesforce Certified Domain Architects are recognized for their broad and deep architecture expertise across a number of domains. Salesforce Certified Technical Architects demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and capabilities to build and design high-performance technical solutions on the Force.com platform across all Architect domains.
The Salesforce Certified Technical Architect credential is designed for those with broad knowledge across multiple development platforms who draw on their skills to assess customer architecture to design secure, high-performance technical solutions on the Force.com platform.
Here are some examples of the concepts you should understand to pass the exam:
If you are ready to get started on your Salesforce Architect Journey, there’s no better way to prepare than with our free self-directed resource guides. Curated under the guidance and expertise of our Certified Technical Architect community, each guide provides you a compilation of training content that includes reference materials, videos, technical documentation, and specific case scenarios that enable you to practice. And because the guides are delivered as an eBook, you can consume them on your own time, on your desktop or other preferred device.
There are three components that make up the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect exam. Successful completion of each component is required to move on to the next one. To earn the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect credential, you must successfully complete all three components in order:
A full exam outline, recommended training, and reference materials are available in the exam guide.
The Certified Technical Architect Review Board schedule is below. All candidates must appear in person for one of the review boards listed below. This year, we have increased the number of review boards and have included some new locations. Please visit Webassessor to register. If all exam sessions are full, please check Webassessor periodically as cancellations will allow for additional registrations.
For additional information, please open a case.
|Review Board Dates||Location||Date Registration Opens||Status|
|November 9 - 18, 2016||San Francisco, CA||September 19, 2016, 9:00 a.m. PST||CLOSED|
|November 7 - 18, 2016||Paris, France||September 19, 2016, 9:00 a.m. PST||CLOSED|
|November 7 - 18, 2016||Tokyo, Japan*||November 1, 2016, 9:00 a.m. PST||CLOSED|
|January 9 - 19, 2017||New York, NY||November 21, 2016, 9:00 a.m. PST||CLOSED|
|February 6 - 10, 2017||Hyderabad, India||Open a Case*||CLOSED|
|February 20 - 24, 2017||Sydney, NSW||January 23, 2017, 12:00 p.m. PST||OPEN|
These sample questions are representative of what you can expect to see on the Salesforce Certified Technical Architect exam and are designed to help you become familiar with the testing format. More sample questions are available in our Exam Guide.
Universal Containers uses custom security tokens to allow employees to access internally hosted applications. The company would like to integrate with Salesforce, but does not want to change the existing security mechanism. Which option should be considered? (There are two correct answers)
The Answer is B,C.
Universal Containers is building an Order Management System (OMS) in Salesforce and designing the order entry data model, which will require multiple data lookup relationships. The company has decided to use a third normal form (3NF) data model. Which performance impact should an architect communicate to Universal Containers related to this design?
The Answer is D.