MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014

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This certification retires on January 31, 2021. You will no longer be able to earn this certification after this date. Any certifications you earn prior to their retirement dates will continue to appear on your transcript in the Certification Dashboard. You can also browse all retired certifications.

This certification demonstrates your skills and breakthrough insights in developing and maintaining the next wave of mission-critical environments.

Job role: Database Administrator

Required exams: 70-461 70-462 70-463

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MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014

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Certification exams

  • 70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014

    Languages: en zh-cn fr de ja pt-br

    Retirement date:

    This exam is intended for SQL Server database administrators, system engineers, and developers with two or more years of experience, who are seeking to validate their skills and knowledge in writing queries.

    Price based on the country in which the exam is proctored.

    for Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014

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

  • 70-462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases

    Languages: en zh-cn fr de ja pt-br

    Retirement date:

    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.

    Price based on the country in which the exam is proctored.

    for Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases

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

  • 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014

    Languages: en zh-cn fr de ja pt-br

    Retirement date:

    This exam is primarily intended for ETL and data warehouse developers who create Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, and whose responsibilities include data cleansing, and Extract Transform Load and data warehouse implementation.

    Price based on the country in which the exam is proctored.

    for Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014

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

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.