The Linux Foundation and TARS Foundation, an open source microservices foundation under the Linux Foundation, have announced that the Certified TARS Application Developer (CTAD) exam has completed Beta testing and is now generally available for registration.
CTAD consists of a multiple-choice certification exam testing entry-level skills and knowledge around developing microservices and other components within a TARS Framework. This exam demonstrates to employers that certification holders understand the resources available to support continuous development.
The new certification, which consists of 60 multiple-choice questions and allows candidates 90 minutes to complete, was developed to enable cloud native professionals to demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain microservices within the TARS Framework. Some of the topics covered on the exam include installing and operating TARS in Docker, Kubernetes, or from source code; creating a microservices application using the TARS Framework in a chosen programming language; and awareness of the functions/plugins available to maintain or scale up microservices applications in TARS.
The exam was developed in partnership with Certiverse.