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MCSM: Data Platform

Solutions Master

The pinnacle of professional distinction

Validate your deep product expertise, as well as your ability to design and build the most innovative solutions using Microsoft SQL Server technologies.

 Step

Title

Required exam

Certification earned

  1

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

461

 

 

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  2

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

462

  3

Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

463

  4

Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

464

  5

Designing Database Solutions for SQL Server 2012

465

  6

MCSM: Data Platform Knowledge exam

88-986 (not yet available)

  7

MCSM: Data Platform Lab exam

88-987 (not yet available)

This MCSM certification requires that you show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every three years.