PEGACLSA_6.2V2 Certified Lead System Architect (CLSA) Exam Set 5

Which of the following statements are most accurate when it comes to guardrail reports? (Choose Two)

A. They are accessed in designer studio

B. They are the only source to see the rules that violate guardrails

C. They are used to check which rules violate best practices, but do not identify which rules might cause performance issues

D. Guardrail reports can report on custom guardrail warnings

E. Must be run only after locking the rulesets


Options are :

  • C,A
  • A,B
  • E,B
  • A,D (Correct)
  • E,C

Answer : A,D

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 6

Which of the following usage patterns would likely benefit from a short passivation timeout? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • An application where most users use the system for short periods of time with frequent interactions
  • Any applications with over 1000 concurrent users
  • An application where most users use the system for long periods of time with infrequent interactions (Correct)
  • It is not recommended to use short passivation timeouts

Answer : An application where most users use the system for long periods of time with infrequent interactions

In a PRPC production environment, in which cache would you likely find a Rule-Declare- DecisionTree? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Rule Cache
  • Conclusion Cache
  • Dictionary Cache
  • Rule Assembly Cache (Correct)

Answer : Rule Assembly Cache

A user has reported a 6.5-second screen-to-screen response time, but the alert log configured with the default threshold settings does not report any PEGA0001 (Browser Interaction Time) entries for that user. What are likely explanations for this observation? (Choose Two)

A. There are multiple interactions that are executed from one screen to the other. Each interaction is less than the threshold.

B. The delay is caused by an external webservice that is not captured in the PEGA0001 alert

C. The default threshold is higher than 6.5 seconds

D. The delay is caused by a PRPC utility function that is not captured in the PEGA0001 alert

E. Most of the user-perceived delay is caused by network slowness


Options are :

  • C,A
  • A,E (Correct)
  • C,E
  • B,D
  • A,B

Answer : A,E

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 2

A Connector rule is configured in PRPC to run asynchronously. Which of the following statements is the most accurate with regard to its configuration or execution? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • The “Page-Merge-Into” method performs better than the “Connect-Wait” method when needed to get the connector response
  • Using the “Run in Parallel” option requires the users to hold a specific privilege
  • When using the queue functionality the connector's response is not available to the calling activity (Correct)
  • When using the queue functionality you must also build the queue to be used by PRPC

Answer : When using the queue functionality the connector's response is not available to the calling activity

Which of the following are TRUE statements regarding the restriction of operations in SMA? (Choose Two)

A. By default, PRPC restricts some SMA functionality

B. The functionality can be restricted by user role

C. Most SMA functionality can be restricted through configuration files

D. SMA functionality can be restricted by Access Group and Privileges

E. SMA restrictions are configured through the security landing page


Options are :

  • C,A
  • D,E
  • B,A
  • A,C (Correct)
  • E,B

Answer : A,C

A PRPC application has a work object that represents a corporate account with thousands of members. When a member of an account registers with the application a related transaction must be recorded. There are generally two approaches for this design:1) Embed the transactions as a PageList in the account object2) Create transaction objects that are linked to the accountWhich of the following statements is most accurate regarding the impact of locking on choosing between these approaches? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Option 2 can be designed to not require a lock on the account (Correct)
  • Both options would require a lock on the account object
  • Neither option requires a lock and thus option 1 is simpler to implement
  • Option 1 can be designed to not require a lock on the account

Answer : Option 2 can be designed to not require a lock on the account

PEGACSSA PRPC v5.5 Certified Senior System Architect Exam Set 6

A PRPC application is properly deployed and configured so distributed transactions are containermanaged. hich of the following options is the least accurate implication of that configuration? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • For a service rule to participate in a distributed transaction, the transaction scope must start and end outside of PRPC
  • A service rule processing can initiate multiple connector calls in parallel within the scope of a distributed transaction (Correct)
  • If a service rule processing results in the creation of a new work item, that work item does not exist until the container completes the transaction
  • All database write operations are deferred

Answer : A service rule processing can initiate multiple connector calls in parallel within the scope of a distributed transaction

An application team has recently released an application to production with the last locked RuleSet version as 01-02-42. They now wish to create two new RuleSet versions; one to hold weekly bug fixes for the current release and one to start working on the next quarterly release. Which two RuleSet versions would be most appropriate to create? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • 01-03-01 and 01-04-01
  • 01-02-50 and 02-01-01
  • 01-02-43 and 01-03-01
  • 01-02-50 and 01-03-01 (Correct)

Answer : 01-02-50 and 01-03-01

Which of the following is a TRUE statement regarding alert threshold settings? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Threshold settings should only be modified for critical alerts
  • Alert threshold settings should be modified based on desired response times and size limits for the application (Correct)
  • Changing the default settings should only be done when analyzing a performance issue
  • Modifying the default settings is not recommended, unless requested by Pegasystems Support

Answer : Alert threshold settings should be modified based on desired response times and size limits for the application

PEGACSSA PRPC v5.5 Certified Senior System Architect Exam Set 6

Which of the following statements is NOT correct regarding the PRPC requestor expiration when a session times out? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • The requestor data can be activated only by an administrator (Correct)
  • The system can be configured so that the requestor data is passivated to the file system on timeout
  • When using file system passivation, the Load balancer plays a key role in activation
  • The system can be configured so that the requestor data is passivated to the database on timeout

Answer : The requestor data can be activated only by an administrator

A user is experiencing very slow screen-to-screen response time, but the alert log configured with the default threshold settings does not report any PEGA0001 entries for that user. Which of the following statements are FALSE in this case? (Choose Two)

A. There are multiple interactions that are executed from one screen to the other. Each interaction is less than the threshold

B. The delay is caused by an external webservice that is not captured in the PEGA0001 alert

C. Most of the user-perceived delay is caused by browser issues

D. The delay is caused by a PRPC utility function that is not captured in the PEGA0001 alert

E. Most of the user-perceived delay is caused by network slowness


Options are :

  • C,E
  • C,A
  • B,D (Correct)
  • C,A
  • B,A

Answer : B,D

Which of the following tools for interpreting or configuring performance metrics are included in the standard PRPC deployment? (Choose Two)

A. PegaRULES Log Analyzer

B. Activity Profiler

C. Autonomic Event Services (AES)

D. Performance Analyzer (PAL)

E. Tracer Viewer


Options are :

  • A,B
  • D,C
  • E,C
  • C,A
  • B,D (Correct)

Answer : B,D

PEGACSA-v6-2 PEGA SYSTEM Certified System Architect CSA Test Set 4

If a PRPC system crashed due to suspected out of memory issues, which of the following data would best help you determine the root cause? (Choose Two)

A. PegaRULES System and Alert log files

B. Global DB Trace

C. Profiler Readings

D. Log-Usage Reports

E. PAL


Options are :

  • A,D (Correct)
  • D,C
  • A,B
  • C,A
  • B,E

Answer : A,D

Your application uses a custom Rule Type created to handle a specific business requirement. Which of the following are the recommended options to temporarily enable logging level on all rules belonging to that rule type? (Choose two)

A. Set the logging level using the logging level gadget in designer studio

B. Create a new appender in prlogging.xml

C. Create a new category in prlogging.xml

D. Set the logging level using the SMA

E. Change the logging level using dynamic system settings


Options are :

  • A,B
  • E,A
  • B,C
  • A,D (Correct)
  • C,D

Answer : A,D

Using a PRPC-based application with the default lock timeout, you have requested a lock on a work item. PRPC responded by displaying a message indicating that you already hold a lock on that work item. Which of the following describes the most likely reason? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • A developer has customized the standard “DetermineLockString” activity and probably introduced a bug
  • You probably have a second PRPC Thread running (Correct)
  • System Pulse has not run yet to clear the lock string from the cache
  • You have not properly logged out of the system after working on that work item couple of days ago

Answer : You probably have a second PRPC Thread running

PEGACSSA-v6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 4

Which of the following tools are useful in identifying the slowest running DB query? (Choose Two)

A. Alert Log files

B. Tracer tool

C. Performance Analyzer

D. Activity Profiler

E. Run Explain Plan


Options are :

  • A,B (Correct)
  • C,A
  • E,A
  • E,B
  • C,D

Answer : A,B

Which of the following tools for interpreting or configuring performance metrics can analyze data from multiple nodes? (Choose Two)

A. PegaRULES Log Analyzer

B. Activity Profiler

C. System Management Application (SMA)

D. Performance Analyzer (PAL)

E. Tracer Viewer


Options are :

  • D,E
  • C,A
  • C,B
  • A,C (Correct)
  • B,D

Answer : A,C

In a PRPC production environment, in which cache would you likely find an instance of Rule-Obj- WorkParties? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Dictionary Cache
  • Rule Assembly Cache
  • Conclusion Cache
  • Rule Cache (Correct)

Answer : Rule Cache

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 1

An application administrator has been sent a number of complaints that after nightly server restarts the PRPC application is slow in the early morning. Which of the following actions can be used to mitigate this issue? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Configure and execute Static Assembler (Correct)
  • Increase the size of the Rule Cache
  • Restart System Pulse
  • Enable Assembly Avoidance

Answer : Configure and execute Static Assembler

Users have reported slowness on the production environment. To find the cause, which of the following steps is NOT required? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Download the log files and import them in PLA to check for any CRITICAL warnings and EXCEPTIONS in the system log file
  • Start Global DB Tracing in SMA to check for any DB issues on a specific node
  • Use SMA to view the Log-Usage report to identify the performance issues that happened on that node over the past day
  • Request for a developer access so you can run PAL in production (Correct)

Answer : Request for a developer access so you can run PAL in production

Which of the following alerts can be configured to interrupt the related behavior? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • PEGA0004: Quantity of data received by database query exceeds limit (Correct)
  • PEGA0001: HTTP interaction time exceeds limit
  • PEGA0002: Commit operation time exceeds limit
  • PEGA0020: Total connect interaction time exceeds limit

Answer : PEGA0004: Quantity of data received by database query exceeds limit

PEGACSSA PRPC v5.5 Certified Senior System Architect Exam Set 6

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