MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development

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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 as a database professional, for both on-premises and cloud-based databases.

Job role: Developer

Required exams: 70-761 70-762

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Certification details

Take two exams

CERTIFICATION EXAM

Querying Data with Transact-SQL

AND

CERTIFICATION EXAM

Developing SQL Databases

Earn the certification

EXPERT CERTIFICATION

MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development

Skills measured

  • none

Two ways to prepare

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Certification exams

  • 70-761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL

    Languages: en

    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 Data with Transact-SQL

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

  • 70-762: Developing SQL Databases

    Languages: en

    Retirement date:

    This exam is intended for database professionals who build and implement databases across organizations and who ensure high levels of data availability. Their responsibilities include creating database files, data types, and tables; planning, creating, and optimizing indexes; ensuring data integrity; implementing views, stored procedures, and functions; and managing transactions and locks.

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

    for Developing SQL Databases

    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.