Why Get Certified?

Welcome to Data Vault Alliance

More companies today require certification as a means of demonstrating your skill set; to prove you have what it takes to build successful solutions.  Our certifications equip you with world-class standards and ways of working that are sure to wow your customers!

​Introduction to Data Vault 2.0 Certification

​It’s fairly easy to get certified in Data Vault 2.0. We offer a course called Data Vault 2.0 Boot Camp and Certification. This class offers a solid foundation of material for the well rounder practitioner. The class is targeted at everyone who needs to be involved in the Data Vault program and projects. The class, includes material for: directors, program managers, IT staff (including metadata specialists, data architects, data modelers, data integration specialists, and systems architects).


All team members speak the same language, making it easier to engage in global parallel teaming. Certified resources are interchangable, making agile backfill effortless!

How To

Find an instructor-led course, enroll and take the exam. Once you've passed the exam, engage a mentor from an authorized consulting partner and ensure success!


Harness agile methodology to provide a robust solution for the enterprise with iterative approaches. Leverage Disciplined Agile Delivery from Scott Ambler and Mark Lines!

Please note: this is a professional course, as a student, you are expected to have the following experience before enrolling or attending:


Exceptions: Managers, Directors, C-Levels.  If you have one of these roles you are welcome to attend to gain an understanding of what Data Vault is, and what it means to your organization.

Do you have Big Data or a Data Lake?

The class covers many of the needed technologies and new advancements available today. From Big Data to NoSQL, from Unstructured to Semi-Structured to Fully Structured, and from Hybrid solutions to Relational – this class has it covered.

New materials in this course also cover Hard Real Time, Near Real Time, Azure, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Tez, Drill and more. We dive in to Agile Development and how it works with Disciplined Agile Delivery, SAFe, and Data Vault Methodology – including CMMI, SEI, Six Sigma, and TQM principles and best practices.

Who Should Attend Only Day 1

  • Business Analysts
  • Program Managers

Who Should Attend All Days of Training:

  • Sprint, Scrum Master ,  Project Lead, Agile Lead
  • Data Architect, Information Architect, Data Modeler
  • Business Subject Matter Expert
  • BI Team Lead, BI Team Implementor
  • Data Miner, Data Scientist
  • Big Data / Hadoop Specialists

Who Should Get Certified?

Successful agility of the team stems from all members speaking the same language, and following the same standards.

Discover More

Discover what it takes to get certified, when and where upcoming instructor-led courses will be held, or
preview the course agendas. We know you will be pleased with the quality of our curriculum.

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Find a Course

Choose from our authorized training partners to attend any of our instructor lead public courses. We offer classes in Europe, North America, Australia, and New Zealand.

Meet the Trainers

Our Authorized Trainers provide you with the best possible instruction. Read about the trainers to see how they can meet your needs.

Read Course Agenda

Interested in learning what's in the Certified Data Vault 2.0 Practitioner Class? Read through the agenda to find out more.

Benefits of Certification

Getting certified in Data Vault 2.0 as a practitioner will take your skills in BI to the next level. Find out about all the benefits today!

Certification FAQ's

If you still have questions, chances are we've got answers for you here. Meander through the FAQ's, maybe ask a question of your own!

Values of Certification

Getting certified has more impact on the rest of your BI career than you might think. Curious? Find out more by clicking below.

What People Say

Over multiple years, Dan improved the Data Vault and evolved it into Data Vault 2.0. Today this System Of Business Intelligence includes not only a more sophisticated model, but an agile methodology, a reference architecture for enterprise data warehouse systems, and best practices for implementation.

The Data Vault 2.0 System Of Business Intelligence is ground-breaking, again. It incorporates concepts from massively parallel architectures, Big Data, real-time and unstructured data.”

Father of Data Warehousing, Bill Inmon

Our Authorized Instructors

Our Authorized CDVP2 Trainers are eager to assist you in solving your Big Data and Analytics burdens.
Click on a trainer to find out more about them.

Michael Olschimke

Nols Ebersohn

Cindi Meyersohn

Bruce McCartney

Volker Nurnberg

Sanjay Pande

Dan Linstedt

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