Snowflake SnowPro Core Certification Exam Syllabus

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Snowflake COF-C02 Exam Summary:

Exam Name
Snowflake SnowPro Core Certification
Exam Code COF-C02
Exam Price $175 USD
Duration 115 minutes
Number of Questions 100
Passing Score 750 + Scaled Scoring from 0 - 1000
Recommended Training / Books Snowflake Fundamentals
SnowPro Core Certification Preparation Course
SnowPro Core Study Guide
Snowflake Hands on Essentials & Level Up Series
Snowflake in 20 Minutes
Schedule Exam PEARSON VUE
Sample Questions Snowflake COF-C02 Sample Questions
Recommended Practice Snowflake Certified SnowPro Core Certification Practice Test

Snowflake SnowPro Core Certification Syllabus:

Section Objectives Weight
Snowflake Data Cloud Features and Architecture - Outline key features of the Snowflake Data Cloud.
  • Elastic Storage
  • Elastic Compute
  • Snowflake’s three distinct layers
  • Cloud partner categories
  • Overview of Snowflake editions

- Outline key Snowflake tools and user interfaces.

  • Snowsight
  • SnowSQL
  • Snowflake connectors
  • Snowflake drivers
  • Snowpark
  • SnowCD

- Outline Snowflake’s catalog and objects.

  • Databases
  • Stages
  • Schema types
  • Table types
  • View types
  • Data types
  • User-Defined Functions (UDFs)
  • User Defined Table Functions (UDTFs)
  • Stored Procedures
  • Streams
  • Tasks
  • Pipes
  • Shares
  • Sequences

- Outline Snowflake storage concepts.

  • Micro-partitions
  • Data clustering
  • Data Storage Monitoring
Account Access and Security - Outline security principles.
  • Network security and policies
  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • Federated authentication
  • Key pair authentication
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)

- Define the entities and roles that are used in Snowflake.

  • Overview of access control
    - Access control frameworks
    - Access control privileges
  • Outline how privileges can be granted and revoked
  • Explain role hierarchy and privilege inheritance

- Outline data governance capabilities in Snowflake.

  • Accounts
  • Organizations
  • Secure views
  • Secure functions
  • Information schemas
  • Access history
    - Tracking read/write operations
  • Overview of row/column-level security
  • Object tags
Performance Concepts - Explain the use of the Query Profile.
  • Explain plans
  • Data spilling
  • Use of the data cache
  • Micro-partition pruning
  • Query history

- Explain virtual warehouse configurations.

  • Types of warehouses
  • Multi-clustering warehouses
    - Scaling policies
    - Scaling modes
  • Warehouse sizing
  • Warehouse settings and access

- Outline virtual warehouse performance tools.

  • Monitoring warehouse loads
  • Scaling up compared to scaling out
  • Resource monitors
  • Query acceleration service

- Optimize query performance.

  • Describe the use of materialized views
  • Use of specific SELECT commands
  • Clustering
  • Search optimization service
  • Persisted query results
  • Understanding the impact of different types of caching
    - Metadata cache
    - Result cache
    - Warehouse cache
Data Loading and Unloading - Define concepts and best practices that should be considered when loading data.
  • Stages and stage types
  • File size and formats
  • Folder structures
  • Ad hoc/bulk loading
  • Snowpipe

- Outline different commands used to load data and when they should be used.

  • PUT

- Define concepts and best practices that should be considered when unloading data.

  • File size and formats
    - Overview of compression methods
  • Empty strings and NULL values
  • Unloading to a single file
  • Unloading relational tables

- Outline the different commands used to unload data and when they should be used.

  • GET
  • LIST
Data Transformations - Explain how to work with standard data.
  • Estimation functions
  • Sampling
    - SAMPLE command
    - /TABLESAMPLE command
    - Sampling methods
  • Supported function types
    - System functions
    - Table functions
    - External functions
    - User-Defined Functions (UDFs)
  • Stored procedures
  • Streams
  • Tasks

- Explain how to work with semi-structured data.

  • Supported data formats, data types, and sizes
  • VARIANT column
  • Flattening the nested structure
    - FLATTEN command
    - LATERAL FLATTEN command
  • Semi-structured data functions
    - ARRAY/OBJECT creation and manipulation
    - Extracting values
    - Type predicates
- Explain how to work with unstructured data.
  • Define and use directory tables
  • SQL file functions
    - Types of URLs available to access files
  • Outline the purpose of User-Defined Functions (UDFs) for data analysis
Data Protection and Data Sharing - Outline Continuous Data Protection with Snowflake.
  • Time Travel
  • Fail-safe
  • Data Encryption
  • Cloning
  • Replication

- Outline Snowflake data sharing capabilities.

  • Account types
  • Snowflake Marketplace
  • Data exchange
  • Access control options
    - DDL commands to create and manage shares
    - Privileges required for working with shares
  • Secure Data Sharing (for example, Direct Share, Listing)
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