Invest in Your Future with a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Certification
Make sure you are ready for the new features and capabilities in Microsoft SQL Server 2008—with a Microsoft Certification. Combined with hands-on experience, a Microsoft Certification demonstrates your understanding of new features and technologies and inspires confidence in managers, prospective employers, and co-workers.
There are 6 distinct certifications available for SQL Server 2008. There are three technology specialist certifications and three job role professional certifications.
MCTS – SQL Server 2008
When you earn a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification, you validate your deep technical knowledge and skill using the features and functionality of key technology areas in Microsoft SQL Server 2008.
You can demonstrate your depth of knowledge in one specific area, earn multiple MCTS certifications to show breadth across different areas, or build on the MCTS to earn a Professional Series credential. One exam is required to earn each of the MCTS Certifications
MCITP – SQL Server 2008
Three MCITP certification paths build on Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) prerequisites and align with job roles that are relevant in the marketplace.
- MCITP: Database Administrator 2008: design, deploy, optimize, and maintain SQL Server 2008
- MCITP: Database Developer 2008: design, create, deploy, and maintain database solutions by using SQL Server 2008
- MCITP: Business Intelligence Developer 2008: design, create, deploy, and maintain business intelligence solutions by using SQL Server 2008
To achieve any of the MCITP certifications on SQL Server 2008, you must pass one exam. In addition, you must earn the corresponding MCTS: SQL Server 2008 credential, as shown in the following table