SQL Server 2005 - Optimizing and Maintaining
The Microsoft's MCITP certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills to design, develop, deploy, optimize, maintain, or support. uCertify’s guaranteed certification course for 70-444 exam is comprehensive and helps you earn your certification and gain knowledge. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify course:
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The MCITP certification exam is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 70-444. The certification is targeted at professional database administrators who optimize and maintain database solutions. They have three or more years dedicated to database work, which may include two or more of the following phases in the product lifecycle: design, development, deployment, optimization, maintenance, or support. The typical work environment is an enterprise or a medium-sized organization. Candidates should be experienced in using Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
- Optimizing the Performance of Database Servers and Databases
- Optimizing and Implementing a Data Recovery Plan for a Database
- Designing a Strategy to Monitor and Maintain a Database Solution
- Designing a Database Data Management Strategy
- Designing a Strategy to Manage and Maintain Database Security
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70-444 Course/Exam Objectives
- Chapter 1: Optimizing the performance of database servers and databases
- Troubleshoot physical server performance.
- Troubleshoot instance performance.
- Troubleshoot database performance.
- Troubleshoot and maintain query performance.
- Troubleshoot concurrency issues.
- Chapter 2: Optimizing and implementing a data recovery plan
- Diagnose the causes of failures including databa...ysical server failures, and SQL server failures.
- Plan for fault tolerance.
- Recover from a failure of SQL server 2005.
- Recover from a database disaster.
- Salvage good data from a damaged database.
- Chapter 3: Designing a strategy to monitor and maintain a database solution
- Define and implement monitoring standards for a physical server.
- Choose appropriate information to monitor.
- Create and implement a maintenance strategy for database servers.
- Design a database maintenance plan.
- Design a strategy to manage reporting services.
- Chapter 4: Designing a database data management strategy
- Design and maintain SQL server integration services package.
- Enforce data quality according to business requirements.
- Design data integrity.
- Design a strategy to manage data across linked servers.
- Design a strategy to manage replication.
- Optimize a database control strategy to meet business requirements.
- Chapter 5: Designing a strategy to manage and maintain database security
- Perform a security audit of the existing security infrastructure based on the security plan.
- Maintain a server level security strategy.
- Maintain a user level security strategy.
- Prepare for and respond to threats and attacks.
- Database Developer
- Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
- Microsoft certified IT Professional
- If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least a 24-hour period before retaking the exam.
- If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least a 14-day period before retaking the exam a third time.
- A 14-day waiting period will also be imposed for the fourth and fifth subsequent exam retakes. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year. This 12-month period would start the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
- If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
A MCITP certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:
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