Microsoft Certification are very important for any developer’s career. I personally have acquired MS certification before and while practicing for MS Certification I learned a lot personally. Developers who are interesting in upgrading themselves with Microsoft Certification must download certification path PDF.
In these times of economical slowdown, more and more IT professionals are concerned about their jobs and their qualifications. It is a common trend for developers to start looking for ways to update their skills when jobs are not secure. Pure knowledge and real world work experience are always a good way to help secure your future. One way to demonstrate knowledge is by having a certification in the technology one claims to be expert in.
Microsoft offers a series of certifications for IT professional and developers. In this article we will cover the following topics.
Importance of Certificates
SQL Server Certifications
Registration for Exam
Post Examination Benefits
Microsoft certifications are very reputed and validate developers’ hands-on experience.
I have received many emails requesting information about SQL Server certifications examples. Microsoft has released new set of exams for SQL Server 2008 certifications. I am listing them here for quick reference.
Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008 (10 percent)
Maintaining SQL Server Instances (13 percent)
Managing SQL Server Security (15 percent)
Maintaining a SQL Server Database (16 percent)
Performing Data Management Tasks (14 percent)
Monitoring and Troubleshooting SQL Server (13 percent)
Optimizing SQL Server Performance (10 percent)
Implementing High Availability (9 percent)
Implementing Tables and Views (14 percent)
Implementing Programming Objects (16 percent)
Working with Query Fundamentals (21 percent)
Applying Additional Query Techniques (15 percent)
Working with Additional SQL Server Components (11 percent)
Working with XML Data (12 percent)
Gathering Performance Information (11 percent)
Designing a SQL Server Instance and a Database Solution (14 percent)
Designing a Database Server Security Solution (15 percent)
Designing a Database Solution for High Availability (15 percent)
Designing a Backup and Recovery Solution (20 percent)
Designing a Monitoring Strategy (13 percent)
Designing a Strategy to Maintain and Manage Databases (14 percent)
Designing a Strategy for Data Distribution (9 percent)
Designing and Managing Reports (20 percent)
Designing Data Mining Models (10 percent)
Administering a BI Solution (15 percent)
Designing the BI Architecture (21 percent)
Designing and Deploying SSIS Packages (16 percent)
Designing an Analysis Services Database (18 percent)