Exam 70-339: Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016

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The exam is targeted at experienced IT professionals who install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations in a datacenter and in the cloud. Candidates typically have more than four years of experience in planning and maintaining SharePoint and other core technologies upon which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server 2008 R2 or later, Active Directory, and networking infrastructure services.

Candidates should also have experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability, in addition to experience with authentication and security technologies. PowerShell experience is highly preferred.

The secondary audience for this exam is Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are actively engaged in administering line-of-business (LOB) projects in conjunction with internal business customers working with SharePoint 2016.

Part of the requirements for: MCSE: Productivity Solutions Expert

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    The exam is targeted at experienced IT professionals who install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations in a datacenter and in the cloud. Candidates typically have more than four years of experience in planning and maintaining SharePoint and other core technologies upon which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server 2008 R2 or later, Active Directory, and networking infrastructure services.

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Skills measured

  • Design SharePoint infrastructure (15–20%)
  • Plan authentication and security (15–20%)
  • Plan workload optimization (15–20%)
  • Plan productivity solutions (15–20%)
  • Manage search capabilities (10–15%)
  • Plan and configure cloud services (5–10%)
  • Monitor and optimize a SharePoint environment (10–15%)

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  • MCSE: Productivity Solutions Expert

    This certification validates that you have the skills needed to move your company to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for your organization. This certification can be used to satisfy one of the requirements to become a Microsoft 365 Certified Enterprise Administrator Expert

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