This course is in preparation for the Microsoft 70-464 Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases exam. This course covers logical table design, indexing and query plans, and focuses on the creation of database objects including views and stored procedures, along with parameters and functions. Other common aspects of procedure coding, such as indexes, concurrency, error handling, and triggers are also covered in this course. It will guide you through real world application of design concepts and tolls needed for successful SQL Server database development.
Candidates for the Microsoft 70-464 Developing SQL Server Databases (MCSE) exam are primarily database professionals who build and implement databases across organizations and who ensure high levels of data availability. They have experience performing tasks in creating database files, data types, and tables; planning, creating, and optimizing indexes; ensuring data integrity; implementing views, stored procedures, and functions; and managing transactions and locks.
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam. This exam is intended for database professionals who build and implement databases across organizations and who ensure high levels of data availability.
- Implement database objects (30-35%)
- Implement programming objects (15-20%)
- Design database objects (25-30%)
- Optimize and troubleshoot queries (25-30%)
As of February 18, 2016, this exam includes content covering both SQL Server 2012 and 2014. Please note that this exam does not include questions on features or capabilities that are present only in the SQL Server 2012 product.
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