Free beta SQL exam

The folks over at the certification group at Microsoft are offering a free beta exam for the new 70-433. Remember that beta exams are numbered with a 71 and not a 70. This is a nice exam to get you started with the new SQL Server 2008. http://blogs.technet.com/betaexams/archive/2008/09/17/register-for-beta-exam-71-433-microsoft-sql-server-2008-database-development-beginning-september-19-2008.aspx Good luck on the exam. Remember that […]

Microsoft Certified Master

Microsoft is working on and has announced a new certification program called the Microsoft Certified Master (MCM). This is not a replacement for the Architect program and it is not an enhancement to the existing programs like MCITP. From Trika’s blog, you can see that this certification is not for the light hearted. It costs […]

Exam 70-536

I recently passed my first Microsoft Certification Exam – Exam 70-536: The .NET Framework 2.0 – Application Development Foundation. I thought I’d blog a bit about my experience preparing for the exam, lessons learnt and the exam in general. The Exam The 70-536 exam is a gateway exam of sorts for most .NET Developers looking […]

Beta Certification Exams

Microsoft will put out beta exams for new technologies to test out the certification exams and the questions. They do this to see what types of questions to ask in the certification exams. I have taken quite a few beta exams and want to share some ideas around them with others. First, I want to […]

Microsoft Certifications

I have been asked by many people about Microsoft certifications. After I moved back to the city where I went to college, my boss asked me if I wanted to go back to school to get a pHd, or to go for certifications. I picked certifications since they seemed more relevent to my job and […]