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Exam Code: 70-461

Exam Name: MCSA Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014

Vendor: Microsoft

Certs Covered: MCSE, MCSA, MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014

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The Microsoft 70-461 exam tests the candidate’s basic knowledge and skills to understand the features of querying Microsoft SQL server 2012 and the ability to work with Transact-SQL. This exam is a prerequisite for advanced credentials like MCSA: SQL Server 2012, MCSE: Data Platform, and MCSE: Business Intelligence. Thus, passing this exam qualifies the candidates for these lucrative advanced certifications.

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Exam description:

Why is this exam required?

The Microsoft 70-461 exam demonstrates a candidate’s expertise to work with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and ability to write queries. This certification makes a candidate eligible to work in the following job positions:

  • Database Developer
  • Database Analysts
  • SQL Server Database Administrators
  • System Engineers
  • System Developers

Associated exam:

The associated exam of Microsoft 70 461 is the Quering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 certification.

Pre requisites:

There is no prerequisites for the Microsoft 70 461 exam. But, candidates must have basic knowledge of SQL server two or more years of experience working with SQL server.

Objectives of the exam:

The Microsoft 70 461 exam is divided into 4 different modules, each carrying different weights. Though the percentage marks allocated to each section varies, it is important to have in-depth knowledge on all the sections. The percentages represent the depth of importance of each topic, that is, higher the percentage, more questions will appear on that subject area. The various modules along with the percentage allocated to each are summarized below:

-   Create database objects (24%)

This module tests the candidates’ ability to create and modify tables using T-SQL syntax in simple statements instead of using built-in tools like DROP, ALTER, CREATE, etc.; create and modify indexed views in simple statements instead of using built-in tools like CREATE, DROP, ALTER, etc.; design views keeping in mind non regression of code and consistency of signature for views and its security measures; create and alter different constraints on tables in simple statements. Types of constraints include: Unique constraints, default constraints, primary and foreign key constraints. The candidates must also be able to create and modify DML triggers.

-   Working with data (27%)

In this module, candidates must demonstrate their ability to query date using SELECT statements, apply sub-queries along with identifying fault elements in the query plans and understanding the concept of pivot and unpivot; apply or use types of data and understand constraints of using each type of data; use aggregate queries, ability to work with XML data.

-   Modification of data (24%)

Topics covered in this module are: creating and modifying stored methods using simple statements, concepts of triggers and T-SQL; altering data using built-in statements like INSERT, DELETE and UPDATE , determining the output of DDL,  combining datasets, differentiating between UNION and UNION all, altering data using MERGE statements; working with functions, understanding the differences between deterministic and non-deterministic functions, scalar values and table values, etc.

-   Optimize and Troubleshoot (25%)

The following topics are covered in this module: optimizing queries, understanding statistics, DMVs, difference between dynamic and parameterized queries, understanding the different types of joints like HASH, LOOP and MERGE; managing transactions, understanding the differences between implicit and explicit transactions, understanding the concepts of scope and locks; weighing and deciding on the use of set-based operations and row-based operations, understanding how to handle errors, implementing the concepts of try, catch and throw, using set-based logic instead of row-based logic; understanding transaction management functions, etc.

Career prospects:

Microsoft Certification provides technology solutions for this rapidly changing IT industry and enhances the depth of knowledge and skills for IT professionals. Credential such as the Microsoft 70 461 is highly demanded in the current IT industry. This kind of certification provides new job opportunities. It also gives recognition, better salary and helps to secure higher position. Companies like HP, IBM, Motorola and Microsoft are continuously in search of individuals having these credentials.

This certification opens door to become a Database Developer or an SQL Server Database Administrator. Industry study shows that professionals who are certified have more job positions than those who are not certified. Demand for experts in working with SQL Server is increasing, thus this certification creates huge prospect for IT professionals. This certification also opens door to achieving other advanced level certifications in this specialized area.


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