70-445 : MCTS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence

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The Microsoft's MCITP certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills in installing multiple instances ofSSAS, implementing security on cubes and dimensions, creating user-defined and parent-child hierarchies within a dimension, and creating a data mining structure by using the Data Mining Wizard, etc.
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70-445
MCTS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence

Here's what you will get

The MCITP certification exam is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 70-445. The certification is targeted at professional involved in database schemas, both relational and multidimensional, implementing a cube in SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SSAS data mining algorithms, creating and deploying SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports, authoring and deploying SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages, and working with the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Lessons
Lessons
7+
Exercises
138+
Quizzes
100+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
15+
Full Length Tests
3+
Post-Assessment Questions
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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? 150
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft 70-445 exam is administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of linear, performance based and multiple choice questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 55 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the MCITP certification examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • 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.
What is the validity of the certification? Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-445, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A MCITP certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Database Administrators
  • Systems Administrators
  • Information Systems Administrators
  • Technical support engineers
  • Systems Analysts
  • Technical Consultants

Here's what you will learn

  • Install SSAS
  • Configure SSAS
  • Deploy an SSAS solution
  • Monitor SSAS
  • Implement processing for SSAS objects
  • Implement disaster recovery tasks.
  • Implement security on SSAS database objects.
  • Create a cube.
  • Create dimensions.
  • Create and maintain measure groups and partitions
  • Create key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Create actions.
  • Create a data source view (DSV)
  • Create queries and calculations by using MDX.
  • Create a data mining solution
  • Select a data mining definition method
  • Process a data mining object.
  • Query the data mining model by using Data Mining Extensions (DMX).
  • Test the data mining model by using mining accuracy charts.
  • Implement data mining security.
  • Manage SSRS reports by using Report Manager.
  • Install an SSRS infrastructure.
  • Configure an SSRS infrastructure
  • Deploy SSRS reporting solutions.
  • Implement SSRS schedules and subscriptions by using Report Manager
  • Implement security on SSRS solutions by using Report Manager
  • Create reports by using Report Designer.
  • Create a Report Model for Report Builder
  • Configure report navigation options.
  • Display datasets in data regions
  • Control data by applying parameters.
  • Apply formatting and style.
  • Extend a report by using expressions.
  • Create datasets.
  • Create a package.
  • Create data flow by using the data flow designer
  • Create control flow by using the control flow designer.
  • Create event handlers.
  • Implement error handling.
  • Debug packages.
  • Implement security on SSIS packages
  • Run SSIS packages.
  • Manage SSIS package execution
  • Deploy SSIS packages.
  • Manage SSIS package configurations.