New MCSA: Cloud Database Development Certification from Microsoft

There have been many changes to the Microsoft certification program lately. Among these changes have been brand new MCSA and MCSE certifications, including MANY new exams. Among these changes is the recent addition of the MCSA: Cloud Database Development certification. NOTE: This certification was just announced at the time or writing this, and full details…Read more New MCSA: Cloud Database Development Certification from Microsoft

New MCSA: BI Reporting Certification from Microsoft

There have been many changes to the Microsoft certification program lately. Among these changes have been brand new MCSA and MCSE certifications, including MANY new exams. Among these changes is the recent addition of the MCSA: BI (Business Intelligence) Reporting certification. NOTE: This certification was just announced at the time or writing this, and full details…Read more New MCSA: BI Reporting Certification from Microsoft

New MCSA: Big Data Engineering Certification from Microsoft

There have been many changes to the Microsoft certification program lately. Among these changes have been brand new MCSA and MCSE certifications, including MANY new exams. Among these changes is the recent addition of the MCSA: Big Data Engineering certification. NOTE: This certification was just announced at the time or writing this, and full details…Read more New MCSA: Big Data Engineering Certification from Microsoft

VIDEO: Create Azure SQL Database in the Azure Portal

Here's a short video that shows you how to create an Azure SQL Database in the Azure Portal. It also explains how to connect to the database, and how the relationship between Azure SQL Databases and Azure SQL Servers works. Additionally, a few other features are overviewed such as Geo-Replication, Transparent Data Encryption and others.…Read more VIDEO: Create Azure SQL Database in the Azure Portal

70-768 Developing SQL Data Models Certification Exam

Microsoft has been expanding out the certification offerings around Microsoft Azure. The Developing SQL Data Models (70-768) exam fits right along with this as it measures expertise around SQL Server and Azure SQL Databases. With the ever increasing adoption of the Cloud, the lines between traditional on-premises style systems / applications and cloud applications is…Read more 70-768 Developing SQL Data Models Certification Exam

70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases Certification Exam

Microsoft has been expanding out the certification offerings around Microsoft Azure. The Provisioning SQL Databases (70-765) exam fits right along with this as it measures expertise around SQL Server and Azure SQL Databases. With the ever increasing adoption of the Cloud, the lines between traditional on-premises style systems / applications and cloud applications is being…Read more 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases Certification Exam

Azure Certification: 70-475 Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions Specialist

One of the most recent Microsoft Azure certification exams is the Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions (70-475) exam. Passing this exam will earn you the Microsoft Specialist: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions certification. Certification Target Audience The focus of this exam is on Big Data Analytics solutions in Microsoft Azure, and…Read more Azure Certification: 70-475 Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions Specialist