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| Audience Profile |
Candidates for this exam are professional database administrators who optimize and maintain database solutions. They have three or more years dedicated to database work, which may include two or more of the following phases in the product life cycle: design, development, deployment, optimization, maintenance, or support. The typical work environment is an enterprise or a medium-sized organization. Candidates should be experienced in using Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Candidates for this exam should be experts in the following areas:
Defining high-availability solutions
Automating administrative tasks
Defining security solutions
Monitoring and troubleshooting the database server
Designing and executing deployments
Defining the infrastructure (such as storage, hardware, and number of servers or instances)
| Credit Toward CertificationExam 70-447: UPGRADE: MCDBA Skills to MCITP Database Administrator by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005: counts as credit toward the following certification(s): |
You must also pass Exam 70-431
: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - Implementation and Maintenance in order to earn the certification.
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