Starting my Journey to MCM SQL Server 2008

Today is 1st of March 2012 and I am inspired enough to start my journey towards MCM sql server 2008. First things first after 6 yrs 7 months of my total SQL DBA experience I need to revise and get a grip on what I know and what I am good at and my weaknesses. Though I am MCITP 2008, 2005 and MCTS BI 2005 certified I will want to measure my skills and knowledge again. It might seem redundant but I think it will be time, effort and money well spent.

To acheive this I will attempt MCTS exams; and this is going to vaguely highlight both my strong areas and weak areas as per microsoft standards. Lets call it Milestone 1:

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MCTS SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance

EXAM 70-432 TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance

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MCTS SQL Server 2008, Database Development

EXAM 70-433 TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development

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BI stack is optional but I would like to do this anyway. Not sure if i am being too ambitious but I want to do this.

MCTS SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance

EXAM 70-448 TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance

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I would try read up a few books and see how it feels before I book my exams. Microsoft Second shot offers would be handy if I could find them around.

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2 Responses to Starting my Journey to MCM SQL Server 2008

  1. Rishi says:

    Great start. keep it up.

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