FAQ

General

swampUP 2019 takes place in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency on Embarcadero.

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Ticket types & Registration

A Full Conference pass ($1500) includes 1 full day of hands-on training provided by JFrog engineers on Monday, June 17th, followed by 2 days of conference sessions, keynotes, expo, and Community Gala Dinner June 18-19th. You can view the selection of training classes here.

A Conference Only pass ($900) gives you access to 2 days of conferences sessions, keynotes, expo, and Community Gala Dinner from June 18th-19th. No training is included.

Certifications grant recognition and use of a credential to an individual after verifying that he or she has met predetermined and standardized criteria. Participants receive a certificate after passing an exam.

Formalize and ratify your experience as a DevOps professional, showcase your expertise, keep up-to-date with tools and technologies, demonstrate proficiency in DevOps tools and practices, and open up career opportunities/advancements.

The certification exam is designed for DevOps Engineers who have a solid understanding of JFrog Artifactory fundamentals and can demonstrate proficiency in Artifactory core competencies. The examination is web-based and include variants of multiple- choice questions. A study guide that contains information about the exam topics, recommended training and resources, sample exam questions and more will be published in May, 2019. The certification program will be offered for the first time during 2019 swampUp. Take advantage of this great opportunity and become our first-ever certified DevOps professionals!

JFrog Artifactory Certified DevOps Engineer:
The “JFrog Artifactory Certified DevOps Engineer” certification is designed for DevOps engineers and developers who have fundamental knowledge of JFrog Artifactory and manage binary repositories and CI/CD pipelines using Artifactory. The knowledge required for this certification includes basic concepts of Artifactory including security, repositories and troubleshooting, automation tools (such as: properties, REST APIs, CLI, promotions), build tools integration with CI servers and build tools configuration.

Anyone with a swampUP ticket can attend the Community Gala Dinner. If you would like to bring an additional +1 , please contact swampup@jfrog.com for additional pricing.

All breakfast and lunch meals will be provided for the Full Conference pass and the Conference Only pass. This includes the Community Gala Dinner on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019.

Travel & Accommodations

Yes. JFrog has a room block on location at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco (5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111) for a discounted rate of $319/night. Book with this link or mention JFrog swampUP over the phone. (415) 788-1234 The room block starts from Sunday, June 16th – Wednesday, June 19.
The last day for hotel booking is June 13th. We recommend booking prior to this date as rooms are filling up quickly.
San Francisco International Airport (Recommended) San Francisco International Airport is an international airport 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. It has flights to points throughout North America and is a major gateway to Europe and Asia. SFO is the largest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area including all of Northern California. Oakland International Airport Travel time to San Francisco from OAK is about 30-40 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Oakland International Airport is five miles south of downtown Oakland. The airport has passenger service to cities in the United States, Mexico and Europe. The most common airlines at OAK are Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and JetBlue Airways. San Jose International Airport Travel time to San Francisco from San Jose Airport is about 1 hour, depending on traffic conditions. San José International Airport is three miles northwest of Downtown San Jose near the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880, and State Route 87. The dominant carrier is Southwest Airlines with Alaska Airlines as the second largest. If you have any questions on registration, travel, accommodations, or general inquiries, please reach out to  swampup@jfrog.com

JFrog Certification

After attending swampUp on June 17-19, you will receive a certification exam voucher via email. We encourage you to follow the instructions and schedule your exam. If you don’t receive an exam voucher please check your spam folder or contact us at training@jfrog.com.
The JFrog Artifactory Certified DevOps Engineer certification is designed for DevOps engineers who have fundamental knowledge of JFrog Artifactory and manage binary repositories and CI/CD pipelines using Artifactory. The knowledge required for this certification includes basic concepts of Artifactory including repositories, automation tools, security, build tools integration with CI servers, build tools configuration, and troubleshooting.
The JFrog Artifactory Certified DevOps Engineer exam is web-based and includes variants of multiple- choice and multiple- answer questions. The exam contains ~50 questions to be answered in 90 minutes.
In order to pass the exam, we recommend you gain on-the-job experience with Artifactory as a DevOps Engineer, as well as study independently. You can leverage the JFrog Academy training materials, attend the swampUp training sessions as well as utilize additional learning resources such as: the JFrog Artifactory User Guide, webinars, articles, whitepapers, screencasts and use case.
The exam is closed-book; no materials may be used during the certification exam.
Yes, certification exam vouchers expire on December 20, 2019 – six months after swampUp.
Test takers who pass the certification exam will receive an electronic certificate document as well as a digital badge via email. We encourage you to display your badge on your resume, LinkedIn profile, email signature, etc.
If you’re not successful on your first exam attempt, an automatic second attempt on the certification exam will be available for you. You will receive an email with a new retake voucher code that can be used at least 24 hours after completing the first certification exam.
The certification is valid for two years.