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Posts Tagged ‘Certification’

SQL Server 2012 Certification Path Completed

This past weekend, I passed the 70-462 exam which completes the requirements for achieving the MCSE Business Intelligence certification.  This exam had been lingering for quite some time and I continued to put it off because, to be completely honest, I just don’t find the material as interesting and would prefer spending my […]

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Passed 70-466 and 70-467 Exams + Study Guides

Earlier this month, I passed the following two exams putting me 1 away (70-462) from the MCSE Business Intelligence certification. 70-466 – Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 70-467 – Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Below is an outline of the material I worked […]

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SQL Server 2012 Certification Path Update

Yesterday morning, I passed the 70-463: Implementing Data Warehouses with Microsoft SQL Server 2012! This completes the second step on my SQL Server 2012 certification path. What follows is a quick outline of the materials I used while preparing for this exam along with some comments and afterthoughts. Data Warehouse […]

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70-463: Determine whether you need a star or snowflake schema…

If you’re a Kimball purist like myself, the title of this post should give you pause.  I came across this phrase when reviewing the SkillsMeasured section for the 70-463 exam.  At the time, the only scenarios I could come up with that would justify using a snowflake schema were the […]

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SQL Server 2012 Certification Path

Regardless of your opinion on Microsoft certifications, when you work for a Microsoft partner company, you are typically encouraged to get certified in your area of expertise and stay current.  So now that SQL 2012 has been out for a few months, implementations are picking up speed, official exams have […]

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