MCSA/MCSE - Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-461 certification exam by MCSA/MCSE - Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 course and live-lab. The live-lab is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization. The course and live-lab cover all the objectives of Microsoft 70-461 certification exam and include topics such as creating database objects; working and modifying data; troubleshooting and optimizing queries and transactions.

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The Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 exam is part of MCSA SQL Server 2012 certification. The 70-461 exam is a required part of the certification. This exam covers creating and altering tables using T-SQL syntax, querying and managing XML data, modifying data by using INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE commands, and so on. You have to pass Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases and Implementing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server 2012 exams along with MCSA/MCSE Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 exam to achieve MCSA SQL Server 2012 certification.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? There are no technical prerequisites for this certification.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 165
Where do I take the exam?

The 70-461 is administered by Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Pearson VUE: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Prometric: Click here to find a testing center near you.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 700
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 70-461 examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate fails in first attempt, he need to wait for 24 hours to retake the exam.
  • If he fails in second, third, and subsequent attempts, he need to wait for 14 days before re-scheduling the exam.
  • If you have already passed the exam, it cannot be taken again.
What is the validity of the certification? The Microsoft's MCSA/MCSE SQL Server 2012 does not expire. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-461, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

The Microsoft's MCSA/MCSE SQL Server 2012 certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Systems Analysts
  • Systems Engineers
  • Desktop Technicians
  • Helpdesk Technicians
  • Systems Administrators
  • Technical Support Engineers

Here's what you will learn

  • What Is Information Technology?
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Database Servers and Applications
  • SQL Server's Role
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Installation Planning
  • Installing a Default Instance
  • Installing Named Instances
  • Installing to a Cluster
  • Installing Extra Features
  • Upgrading from Previous Versions
  • Validating an Installation
  • Removing an Installation
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Understanding the SQL Language
  • SQL Statement Types
  • SQL Syntactical Elements
  • Coding Recommendations
  • Using SELECT Statements
  • Advanced Query Techniques
  • Using DDL Statements
  • Using DCL Statements
  • Modifying Data
  • Create and modify constraints (simple statements).
  • Work with functions
  • SqlGeography Methods
  • Tuning and Optimizing Queries
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Relational Database Theory
  • Database Design Processes
  • Project Management for the DBA
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Planning a Database
  • Understanding Entity Relationship Diagramming
  • Building an ERD
  • Capacity Planning
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Designing for Normalization
  • Designing for Performance
  • Designing for Availability
  • Designing for Security
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • SQL Server Databases
  • Database Storage
  • Database Options and Properties
  • Creating Databases in the GUI
  • Creating Databases with T-SQL
  • Creating Databases with PowerShell
  • Attaching and Detaching Databases
  • Database Snapshots
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Data Types
  • Query and manage XML data.
  • Collations
  • Table Creation Process
  • Data Partitioning
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Understanding Indexes
  • Creating Basic Indexes
  • Creating Advanced Indexes
  • Managing Indexes
  • Understanding Views
  • Creating Views
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Triggers Defined
  • Using Triggers
  • Creating Triggers
  • Understanding Stored Procedures
  • Creating Stored Procedures
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Certification Objectives Map
  • Installation Requirements
  • Installing SQL Server 2012 Express in Windows
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MCSA/MCSE - Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
ISBN : 9781616912253
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