Price reduction on retiring exams (and VS/SQL upgrade exams)

Complete your Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), or Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) certification or upgrade your certifications to Visual Studio 2005 or SQL Server 2005 with a 40 percent automatic price reduction on retiring and upgrade exams. The price reduction is valid on: All exams scheduled to retire on…

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SQL Server 2008 live meeting recording

Hi, here’s the recording from Wednesday’s live meeting: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/lmevents/view?id=MSFT082708AMlm&pw=ATT11813. Choose the Live Meeting replay version, not the hi-fi one. Thanks for showing up. Thanks Jeff for presenting! Trika

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SQL Server 2008 certifications

Just reminding you that we’re doing a live meeting in two days to review (and update you) on our SQL Server 2008 certifications. This will be good for people new to certification, because we’ll explain the certs that are available and how to get them. For those of you with an MCDBA or SQL 2005 cert,…

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More on the Certified Master programs from me, Per, the program owner…

Hi All, As Trika pointed out we just announced the Microsoft Certified Master programs at TechEd (Press info on it here). Based on some great conversations I’ve been having in several places across this vast ole’ internet, we thought it’d be a good idea to consolidate some of the information, provide a bit more behind…

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Get to Know SQL Server 2008 Certifications

We’ve posted information about SQL Server 2008 certifications – and the related prep guides – to our site. Hope you find it helpful; let us know if anything is amiss. Don’t forget that Jeff will be at TechEd Developers talking about all of this next week in Orlando, and Gerry’s on his blog. They are…

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SQL Server 2008 certification

Here are a few updates while Gerry and Jeff are busy making things. Of the whole plan for 2008 certs–remember we previewed this in a February live Meeting–the first two exams that will be coming up are: 70-432: TS: Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2008 – Implementation and Maintenance 70-448: TS: SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development…

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Boring myself silly: download VS/SQL/Press slides

If you have access to the MCP site, you can now download the slides and transcribed presentations from the Visual Studio 2008 cert, SQL Server 2008 cert and Microsoft Press "how to be a technical author" live meetings from last month. We transcribe them so you (MCPs) can borrow and use in presentations/to share in…

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Be the first to know about VS2008 and SQL2008 exams

Sign up to get a notice on the day the Visual Studio 2008 exams and SQL Server 2008 exams go live. VS are coming up soonish, and SQL are a long way out. I encourage you to let go of your legacy methodologies–floundering, shooting-in-dark, wild poking-about–and sign up to let us tell you exactly when…

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Ayo Technology

A few bits of interest, if you care about Visual Studio 2008: There is a “what’s new” classroom training course you can take now There are two free e-learning options – an e-clinic on “ASP.NET AJAX Extensions” (ASP.NET AJAX Extensions, no doi) and some intro e-learning for WPF, WCF, and Workflow …all can be found…

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Date change: SQL Server 2008 Live Meeting

The SQL certs live meeting moved from November something to December 12. 2007. I think Alice already pointed this out in a comment on here somewhere. That’s our Alice! On top of things.  If you already registered, there is NO ACTION REQUIRED. The reg system should roll you over to the new date and send…

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