Q. What is the TS: Windows Internals exam?
A. Microsoft’s 70-660 test validates your skills and knowledge to troubleshoot operating systems and applications that do not work properly, identify defects in code, develop applications to run unmanaged code, debug applications to run unmanaged code, and develop and debug applications that are tightly integrated with the operating system. Candidates are expected to have at least one year of experience in the IT field. The TS: Windows Internals (70-660) exam provides credit towards the Windows Internals certification.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the TS: Windows Internals exam?
A. There is no prerequisite for appearing in the70-660 exam.

Q. What are the benefits of becoming TS: Windows Internals certified?
A. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Internals (70-660) exam is the latest exam for Windows Internals. The MCTS: Windows Internals certification has been designed for professionals who have deep knowledge in Windows internals. The knowledge area of Windows Internals include troubleshooting operating systems and applications that do not work properly, identifying defects in code, developing applications to run unmanaged code, debugging applications to run unmanaged code, and developing and debugging applications that are tightly integrated with the operating system, such as antivirus software, SQL servers, device drivers, and third party applications. The 70-660 exam is specifically designed to test candidates’ deep understanding of Windows Internals. Windows Internals is a vast area and is not limited to planning infrastructure development or usage and configuration of products that run on Windows.

Q. What credit does the TS: Windows Internals exam provide?
A. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Internals

Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. Passing just one mandatory Core test (i.e. 70-660) will fetch you MCTS: Windows Internals certification.

Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. Approximately 43

Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. 120 minutes

Q. Which type of test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
A. Linear

Q. What is the passing score?
A. Approximately 700 out of a possible 1000.

Q. What is the test retake policy?
A. If you do not pass test 70-660 the first time, you may retake it at any time. If you do not achieve a passing score the second time, you must wait at least 14 days to retake the test a third time. A 14-day waiting period will be imposed for all subsequent exam retakes. If you have passed an exam, you cannot take it again.

Q. Is the 70-660 exam right for me?
A. Microsoft exam 70-660: TS Windows Internals is appropriate for you if you are working or want to work in a typically complex computing environment of medium-to-large organizations. This exam is taken by candidates for getting the vendor certificate on Windows Internals.

Q. What are the code languages available for the TS: Windows Internals exam?
A. English, French, German, Japanese

Q. What skills are measured in the TS: Windows Internals exam?
A. The skills measured in the TS: Windows Internals exam are as follows:

  • Identifying Architectural Components
  • Designing Solutions
  • Monitoring Windows
  • Analyzing User Mode
  • Analyzing Kernel Mode
  • Debugging Windows

Q. Where can I take the test?
A. Microsoft certification exams are provided through Prometric.

Q. How do I register for the TS: Windows Internals exam?
A. Microsoft certification exams are provided through Prometric.

Q. How can I locate a testing center?
A. Visit the Prometric site to locate a testing center.

Q. What is the 70-452 exam?
A. Microsoft’s 70-452 exam (PRO: Designing a Business Intelligence Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008) validates that an individual has the comprehensive set of skills necessary to perform a particular job role, such as database administrator or enterprise messaging administrator.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the 70-452 exam?
A. The prerequisites of this exam are that candidates should have the MCTS certification, about two or three years of experience in managing SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance.

Q. What are the benefits of having an MCITP certification?
A. The benefits of having an MCITP certification are that the MCITP certifications are built on the technical proficiency measured in the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Therefore, one can earn one or more MCTS certifications on the way for earning an MCITP credential. Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who design and plan business intelligence (BI) solutions by using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 BI tools. This test prepares you for various job roles, which include: Business Intelligence Developer 2008, Database Designer, Database Developer, Database Administrator, etc.

Passing Exam 70-452: PRO: Designing a Business Intelligence Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008: counts as credit towards the following certification(s): Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Business Intelligence Developer 2008

Q. What credit does the 70-452 exam provide?
A. Passing the Exam 70-452 : PRO: Designing a Business Intelligence Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008: counts as credit towards the following certification(s): Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Business Intelligence Developer 2008.

Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. This exam provides the following certification(s): Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Business Intelligence Developer 2008.

Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. You will be required to attempt approximately 55 questions.

Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. The duration of the test is 120 minutes.

Q. Which type of test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
A. It is a Linear test.

Q. What is the passing score?
A. The passing score of the test is 700 out of 1000.

Q. What is the test retake policy?
A. If you do not pass the 70-452 exam in the first attempt, you may take the second shot of the same exam one time without restriction. Second Shot provides a free retake if you do not pass an IT professional or developer Microsoft Certification exam the first time. You must take both the first and (if necessary) the retake exam before June 30, 2010. If you do not achieve a passing score the second time, you must wait at least seven days to retake the test a third time. A 14-day waiting period will be imposed for all subsequent exam retakes. If you have passed an exam, you cannot take it again.

Q. What skills are measured in the 70-452 exam?
A. The exam covers the following topics:

  1. Designing and Managing Reports
  2. Designing Data Mining Models
  3. Administering a BI Solution
  4. Designing the BI Architecture
  5. Designing an Analysis Services Database

Q. Where can I take the test?
A. You can take the exam at the Prometric center.