NVIDIA-Certified Professional: InfiniBand (NCP-IB)

The NCP-IB certification is an intermediate-level credential that validates core concepts for designing, deploying, and managing NVIDIA InfiniBand fabrics.


Students should have a thorough understanding of data center infrastructure and networking.

Recommended training for this certification

We recommend the following steps to prepare for this exam:

  • Take the “InfiniBand Professional” self-paced course. This course is based on the InfiniBand specification and covers both theoretical and practical aspects. It's designed to meet the needs of anyone who installs, configures, manages, troubleshoots, or monitors InfiniBand fabrics. The typical time to complete this course is six hours.
  • If there are five or more professionals looking to get trained, schedule our “InfiniBand Professional Private Customized Training” workshop.


Certification Exam Details

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Price: $220
  • Certification level: Professional
  • Subject: Networking
  • Number of questions: 40
  • Language: English

Candidate audiences:

  • Data center technicians
  • Delivery and professional services engineers
  • Developer operations (DevOps) engineers
  • Networking engineers
  • Solution architects
  • Systems administration staff
  • System architects

Topics covered in the exam include:

  • Introduction to InfiniBand
  • InfiniBand architecture
  • Fabric management
  • InfiniBand drivers
  • InfiniBand utilities and tools


This certification is valid for two years from issuance.