Exam 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

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This exam retires on January 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM Central Time. You will no longer be able to take the exam after this date. Learn more about upcoming exam retirements.

This exam is intended for database professionals who perform installation, maintenance, and configuration tasks. Other responsibilities include setting up database systems, making sure those systems operate efficiently, and regularly storing, backing up, and securing data from unauthorized access.

Part of the requirements for: MCSA: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration

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  • 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

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    This exam is intended for database professionals who perform installation, maintenance, and configuration tasks. Other responsibilities include setting up database systems, making sure those systems operate efficiently, and regularly storing, backing up, and securing data from unauthorized access.

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    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

Skills measured

  • Configure data access and auditing (20-25%)
  • Manage backup and restore of databases (20-25%)
  • Manage and monitor SQL Server instances (35-40%)
  • Manage high availability and disaster recovery (20-25%)

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There may be certifications and prerequisites related to "Exam 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure"

  • MCSA: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations

    This certification demonstrates your expertise in Microsoft Dynamics 365 technologies to implement the basic technical and development tasks required to customize Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations. This audience typically includes technical consultants, programmers, and IT personnel.

  • MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration

    This certification demonstrates your skills with database installation, maintenance, configuration, and provisioning tasks.

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