70-441 : PRO: Designing Database Solutions by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005

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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 including writing Transact-SQL queries, designing and implementing programming objects, optimizing databases, designing databases at both the conceptual and logical levels and implementing databases at the physical level.
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Here's what you will get

The MCITP certification exam is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 70-441. The certification is targeted at professional database developers who design and implement database solutions. They have three or more years dedicated to database work, which may include writing Transact-SQL queries, designing and implementing programming objects, optimizing databases, designing databases at both the conceptual and logical levels and implementing databases at the physical level. The typical work environment is an enterprise or a medium-sized organization. Candidates should be experienced in using Microsoft SQL Server 2005.

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Exercises
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Quizzes
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Pre-assessment Questions
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Full Length Tests
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Post-Assessment Questions
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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? 150
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft 70-441 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 70-441, 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 Developer
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
  • Microsoft certified IT Professional

Here's what you will learn

  • Design a unit test plan for a database.
  • Create a performance baseline and benchmarking strategy for a database.
  • Create a plan for deploying a database.
  • Control changes to source code.
  • Select and design SQL Server services to support...ices. Develop packages for Integration Services.
  • Design a logical database, design attributes, de...s and entity relationships, and design security.
  • Design an application solution to support security.
  • Design an application solution that uses appropriate database technologies and techniques.
  • Design objects that define data.
  • Design objects that retrieve data.
  • Design objects that extend the functionality of a server.
  • Design objects that perform actions.