Database Administrator (Learning Track Example)

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As a database administrator, your specialized training in database maintenance and optimization puts you in charge of an organization’s important data solutions. You ensure that database security, availability, and performance satisfy business requirements. To do this, your expertise must span archival, data distribution, and the design of high-availability solutions.

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Lifecycle Phase: Manage
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SQL Server 2008 DBA

Becoming a Database Administrator encompasses mastering the following abilities:

  • Deployment and Configuration of a Relational Data Base System
  • Manage and maintain databases
  • Create and implement database objects
  • Support consumer data
  • Monitor Database Servers
  • Application provision

Salary Range: 15,000 to 25,000 (annual salaries in US$ )

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Official Microsoft Curriculum

  • Course 6231A: Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database
  • Course 6232A: Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database
  • Course 2778A: Writing Queries Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL


  • Exam 70-432: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Installation and Maintenance
  • Exam 70-450 Designing, Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Server Infrastructure using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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