Q. What is the 70-433 exam?

A. Microsoft’s TS: 70-433 Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development certification is one of the most recent certifications offered by Microsoft. This certification has been designed for professionals who have an in-depth knowledge in developing the database in SQL Server 2008.

These professionals have a thorough knowledge of using T-SQL statements, querying the database, managing the insertion, deletion and updation of the data in the database, and troubleshooting the errors that may arise in the database. Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who work in jobs in which database development is their main area of responsibility, or they work in environments in which databases are central to their primary job roles. This certification is appropriate for professionals who work or want to work in a typically complex computing environment of medium-to-large organizations.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the 70-433 Database Developer exam?

A. There are no specific prerequisites for the 70-433 exam. It is recommended that a candidate have knowledge of using database tools, wizards, writing and debugging SQL statements.

Q. What are the benefits of becoming a SQL Server 2008 Database Developer?

A. Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who work in jobs in which database development is their main area of responsibility, or they work in environments in which databases are central to their primary job roles. These job roles include the following:

  • IT generalists who work in environments in which SQL Server 2008 is part of an overall solution
  • IT professionals who manage systems that run SQL Server 2008
  • Developers who build applications that use SQL Server 2008
  • IT professionals who work with third-party applications that are built on SQL Server 2008

Q. What credit does the 70-433 Database Developer exam provide?

A. Database Developer

Q. What certificate does it provide?

A. Technology Specialist

Q. How many questions are asked in the test?

A. Approximately 50 questions are asked in the exam.

Q. What is the duration of the test?

A. The duration of the exam is 120 minutes.

Q. What is the passing score?

A. The passing score of the exam is 700 out of 1000.

Q. What can I expect in the 70-433 exam?

A. This test mainly consists of Multiple choice and Simulation type of questions. Choose and reorder, Drag and Drop, Hot Area, and Build a Tree view questions may also be included. The test is conducted in two parts: the first part consists of about 30-35 Non-performance based questions, which comprise objective and multiple choice questions, and the second part consists of 12-16 Simulation (Performance Based) questions. There are no case study questions. You will be required to attempt 45-50 questions in 120 minutes. To pass the exam, you need to score 70% in both objective and simulation type questions.

Q. What is the test retake policy?

A. If a candidate fails in the exam in his first attempt, he can appear for a second attempt at any time. If the candidate fails in the second attempt, he will have to wait for fourteen days to make a third or subsequent attempt. If the candidate passes the exam, he cannot retake the exam until and unless an upgrade of that exam is announced.

Q. Why should I become certified?

A. Candidates who pass this exam are eligible to get good jobs in medium and high organizations. These job roles include the following:

  • IT generalists who work in environments in which SQL Server 2008 is part of an overall solution
  • IT professionals who manage systems that run SQL Server 2008
  • Developers who build applications that use SQL Server 2008
  • IT professionals who work with third-party applications that are built on SQL Server 2008

Q. Is the 70-433 Database Developer exam right for me?

A. Yes

Q. What are the skills being measured for the 70-433 Database Developer exam?

A. This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed as follows:

  • Implementing Tables and Views
  • Implementing Programming Objects
  • Working with Query Fundamentals
  • Applying Additional Query Techniques
  • Working with Additional SQL Server Components
  • Working with XML Data
  • Gathering Performance Information

Q. Where can I take the test?

A. You can take your exam at a Prometric Test Center.

Q. How do I register for the 70-433 Database Developer exam?

A. You can register for the exam through a Prometric Test Center Locator. You will have to go through a complete registration process, make payments, and schedule the date and time for the exam.

One thought on “Everything you want to know about the TS: 70-433 exam?

  1. Are there any other exams other than the 70-433 required to earn a Technology Specialist certification?

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