The MCSA: SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance is part of Microsofts MCSA certification which comprises of two exams. It is a required part to the certification.
The certification is targeted at professionals who are involved with creating business intelligence (BI) solutions by using SQL Server 2008 for their organizations. Candidates typically work with the full suite of BI technologies in SQL Server 2008, including Reporting Services, Analysis Services, and Integration Services.
|What is the exam registration fee?||USD 150|
|Where do I take the exam?||
The Microsoft 70-448 exam is administered by Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.
|What is the format of the exam?||The exam consists of case study, simulations, virtual labs and question types consists of multiple-choice, hot-area, active-screen, drag-and-drop, build-list and reorder 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 40-60 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 70-448 exam, Microsoft's retake policy is:
|What is the validity of the certification?||Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance certification 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 70-448, click here.|
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|What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?||
A MCSA: SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance certification has several career opportunities open up to them, including: