SQL SERVER – 2008 – Certification Path Complete Download PDF

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.

SQL SERVER – 2008 – Certification Path Complete Download

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SQL SERVER – Roadmap of Microsoft Certifications – SQL Server Certifications

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.

  1. Importance of Certificates
  2. Certification Structure
  3. SQL Server Certifications
  4. Exam Preparation
  5. Registration for Exam
  6. Post Examination Benefits

Microsoft certifications are very reputed and validate developers’ hands-on experience.

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Reference : Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)

SQLAuthority News – SQL Server 2008 – Microsoft Certifications for 70-432 70-433 70-450 70-452

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.

Exam 70-432 – TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance

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)


Exam 70-433 – TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development

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)


Exam 70-450 – PRO: Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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)


Exam 70-452 – PRO: Designing a Business Intelligence Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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)

Reference : Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)