Microsoft MCITP Certification

Microsoft MCITP Certifications Logo MCITP certifications are crafted for IT professionals with a non-development focus. By completing this certification program, you will sound more confident to handle your role in the organization. You will learn designing, deploying, integrating and optimizing the technologies better.

MCITP: Database Administrator 2008

Candidates for this exam work in an environment in which Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is used for database solutions. Candidates should have at least three years of experience administering databases in an enterprise-level organization and designing, deploying, optimizing, maintaining, and supporting database service life cycle. Candidates should also have experience with the following:

  • Defining high-availability solutions
  • Data distribution
  • Automating administrative tasks (for example, checking db stats, backups)
  • Maintaining administrative tasks (for example, determining index rebuild time, file groups for backup)
  • Defining security solutions
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting the database server
  • Performance optimization (for example, physical tuning, including hardware, operating system, instance-level tuning), PerfMon
  • Designing and executing deployments
  • Deployments and migration
  • Defining the infrastructure (for example, storage, hardware, and number of servers or instances)

First sit course
Then sit exam
TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance
Then sit course
Then sit exam
PRO: Designing, Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

MCITP: Database Developer 2008

Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Developer (MCITP: Database Developer) is the premier certification for database designers and developers. This credential demonstrates that you can design a secure, stable, enterprise database solution by using Microsoft SQL Server 2005.

Database developers design and implement relational database models (logical and physical) and database storage objects. They also program servers by using user-defined functions, triggers, stored procedures, Transact-SQL, or the CLR. They retrieve or modify data using SQL queries or tune and optimize queries. Database developers are typically employed by midsize to large organizations.

Candidates for this exam typically work in an enterprise environment that has more than 500 personal computers and more than 100 servers and mostly create solutions for all types of enterprise issues. Candidates should have experience with the following:

  • Writing transact SQL queries
  • Programming the database
  • Troubleshooting programming objects (for example, stored procedures, triggers, user-defined functions [UDFs], user-defined types [UDTs], and queries)
  • Database performance tuning and optimization
  • Designing databases at both the conceptual and logical levels
  • Implementing databases at the physical level
  • Might be involved in designing and troubleshooting the data access layer of the application
  • Gathering business requirements
First sit course
Then sit exam
TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development
Then sit course
Then sit exam
PRO: Designing Database Solutions and Data Access Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

MCITP: Enterprise Administrator Windows Server 2008

To begin your accreditation path you must obtain the following MCTS credentials:-

  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration
  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration
  • and one of the following

MCITP: Server Administrator Windows Server 2008

Accelerated - MCITP: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator

Prerequisites

To obtain this credential, candidates must have already successfully passed two MCTS (Technology Specialist) examinations, 70-640 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration and 70-642 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration.

Certification path

To begin your accreditation path you must obtain the following MCTS credentials:-

MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration
MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
then
Pro: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator

MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010

MCTS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring
First sit course
Then sit exam
PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator

MCITP: Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Administrator

Then sit exam
MCITP Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Administrator

MCITP: Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician

Then sit exam
MCITP Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician

MCITP: Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization Administrator


Candidates must have passed the following MCTS level certifications before attempting the 70-693 exam

  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Desktop Virtualization, Exam 70-669

And either

  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization, Exam 70-659

Or

  • MCTS: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuration, Exam 70-652 (Exam 70-652 retired as of September 30, 2011.)
Then sit exam
Pro: Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization Administrator