Sql Server 2016 Certifications Announced

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Hot on the heels of the release of the latest version of Microsoft’s flagship database software  SQL Server, Microsoft has  announced upgraded certification exams that will validate you competency and skills in providing world class solutions using SQL Server 2016

As the new certifications are coming into effect, the old exams based on SQL 2012 and 2014 will be retired in September 2016, later this year. Hence if you are seeking to be SQL Server certified by the end of the year, its best to consider getting to grips with SQL 2016. The new certifications announced are as follows:

MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development can be earned by taking and passing the following two exams:

  • 70-761 – Querying Data with Transact-SQL
  • 70-762 – Developing SQL Databases

Individuals who currently hold an MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014 certification can upgrade by taking and passing Exam 70-762.  Exam 762 is scheduled for beta release in September 2016, with Exam 761 following soon after.

 

MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration can be earned by taking and passing the following two exams:

  • 70-764 – Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure
  • 70-765 – Provisioning SQL Databases

Individuals who currently hold an MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014 certification can upgrade by taking and passing Exam 70-765.  Exam 765 is scheduled for beta release in September 2016, with Exam 764 following soon after.

 

MCSA: SQL 2016 Business Intelligence Development can be earned by taking and passing the following two exams:

  • 70-767 – Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse
  • 70-768 – Developing SQL Data Models

Individuals who currently hold an MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014 certification can upgrade by taking and passing Exam 70-768.  Exam 768 is scheduled for beta release in September 2016, with Exam 767 following soon after.

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