Upgrade! Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)

November 8, 2010 by · Comments Off on Upgrade! Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
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The Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) certification is appropriate for individuals who derive physical database designs, develop logical data models, create physical databases, create data services by using Transact-SQL, manage and maintain databases, configure and manage security, monitor and optimize databases, and install and configure Microsoft SQL Server. The MCDBA certification validates a unique set of skills that are required to succeed in a variety of job roles, such as database administrator, database analyst, and database developer. Candidates should have at least one year of experience working with Microsoft SQL Server.

Demonstrate your ability to design, implement, and manage the administration of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 databases successfully. The Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) certification shows customers and employers you can effectively lead their database administration programs, and provides you with the option to upgrade your certification to support Microsoft SQL Server 2005 as business needs dictate.

A Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) certification helps enable IT professionals to demonstrate their ability to design, implement, and administer Microsoft SQL Server databases.

Exams on Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003

  1. Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment (Exam 70-290)
  2. Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure (Exam 70-291)
  3. Upgrade from MCDBA to MCTS on SQL Server 2005 (Exam 70-431)
  4. Upgrade from MCDBA to MCITP: Database Administrator (Exam 70-431 and 70-447)