Exam ID HP0-764
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Exam length 66 questions
Passing score 51%
Delivery languages English
Related Certifications
Supporting courses These recommended courses help you prepare for the exam:
Additional study materials
  • Performance Analysis of Transaction Processing Systems by Dr. Wilbur Highleyman. This book can be downloaded from the NonStop website under the heading Current Exams and Preparation. Refer to the download link under the NonStop Performance Analysis and Tuning Exam Preparation Guide link. Note that this book is can be ordered from HP Publishing.
  • Transaction Processing: Concepts and Techniques by Jim Gray and Andreas Reuter, Morgan Kaufmann Publisher, San Francisco, CA, 1993. This book is available from external booksellers.
  • Helpful guides and reference materials

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Exam description

This exam tests your skills on NonStop Guardian Architecture

Who should take this exam?

This exam is for the following audience, with a minimum of three to five years’ experience on the NonStop S-Series platforms running the G-Series NonStop Kernel Operating System. Examples of job roles:
• Professional Services personnel
• Global Customer Support Center (GCSC) personnel
• Analyst SEs or Pre-Sales Technical Support (PSTS) personnel
• NonStop Technical Consultants (both internal and external), System Integrators and Consultant Partners, Authorized Service Channel Partners and Distributors, Customers authorized to service their own equipment.

Exam contents

This exam has 66 questions.

Tips for taking this exam

For all Level 2 NonStop ASE exams, it is highly recommended that the certification 13 candidates be familiar with the contents of these two books (not available on NTL):
  • Performance Analysis of Transaction Processing Systems by Dr. Wilbur Highleyman. This book can be downloaded from the NonStop website under the heading Current Exams and Preparation. Refer to the download link under the NonStop Performance Analysis and Tuning Exam Preparation Guide link.
    Note that this book is can be ordered from HP Publishing.
  • Transaction Processing: Concepts and Techniques by Jim Gray and
    Andreas Reuter, Morgan Kaufmann Publisher, San Francisco, CA, 1993.
    This book is available from external booksellers.
    References for exam questions are found in the web-based HP NonStop Technical Library (NTL). The NTL can be accessed from these URLs:
    Internal: http://techlibrary.cac.cpqcorp.net/ntl/
    External: www.hp.com/go/ntl
    Note that this exam preparation guide typically references the latest
    documentation release available at the time the exam was written.

Objectives

This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:
21%

Process Life Cycle

17%

Memory Management

6%

Interrupts

11%

Data Structures

12%

Message Systems

16%

Guardian File System

10%

I/O Subsystem

7%

System Load and Hardware Considerations