Ace your preparation for the skills measured by three core MCITP exams—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises.
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EXAM 70-431 Microsoft SQL Server 2005—Implementation and Maintenance
Install and configure SQL Server
Set up tables, indexes, columns, and constraints
Use Transact-SQL to implement functions, stored procedures, and triggers
Work with relational and XML data
Monitor, troubleshoot, and tune queries
Maintain database availability with log shipping, mirroring, and replication
Prepare a backup strategy and restore a database
EXAM 70-443 Designing a Database Server Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Install, consolidate, and configure multiple database instances
Design tables, file groups, and indexes for a physical database
Develop and implement security policies at the server, database, and object levels
Design, implement, and configure clustering, log shipping, mirroring, and replication
Develop plans for data archiving, backups, and disaster recovery
EXAM 70-444 Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administration Solution Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Monitor and troubleshoot queries, databases, and servers
Manage security strategies and perform audits
Help defend against attacks, worms, and viruses
Detect and resolve data conflicts
Diagnose faults and recover from database failures and disasters
Optimize availability with failover clustering, mirroring, log shipping, and replication
Customize maintenance and automate routine tasks
Build, debug, and deploy SQL Server Integration Services packages
Your all-in-one kit includes:
Official self-paced study guides for the three required exams.
Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results.
1200+ practice and review questions.
Case scenarios, best practices, and practice exercises.
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180-day evaluation version of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition.