The Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer credential is designed for those who assess the architecture environment and requirements and design sound, scalable, and high-performing technical solutions on the Force.com platform that meet sharing and visibility security requirements. Candidates should have experience communicating solutions and design trade-offs to businesses and IT stakeholders.
60 multiple-choice/multiple-select questions* (2–5 unscored questions may be added)
120 minutes allotted to complete the exam (time allows for unscored questions)
68% is the passing score
No prerequisites; however, we recommend the training and materials available through the free resource guide for this domain specialty
A full exam outline can be found in the exam guide
This is really a good Salesforce certification exam so far, The exam mostly focuses on Profiles, Roles, OWD, Sharing Rules, Salesforce licenses, Permission Sets, Apex Managed Sharing, Record Locking related issues, Territory Management, Communities, Account & Opportunity Teams. If you have work on these topics than it is very easy to clear this one.
Salesforce Sharing Architecture PDF — Very useful to walk through the salesforce sharing architect.
Behind The Scene — Very useful blog on Record Ownership in Salesforce
Sharing Options In Communities — Complete guide on Salesforce community sharing options.
Salesforce Shield Platform Encryption — How Encryption works in Salesforce and what are different industry standard used.
Under The Hood — Record-level access guide by Salesforce.
Designing Record Access For Enterprise Scale — Record Level Access Guide for Large Data/Enterprise by Salesforce.
Enterprise Territory Management — About the Sharing and visibility while implementing territory in Salesforce.
Using Apex Managed Sharing to Create Custom Record Sharing Logic — Sharing via Apex.