Exams

Data Visualization Exams

Today I finsished taking the two Data Vizualization BETA exams. Together these two exams will earn an MCSA on Business Intelligence Reporting. I can see…

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MCSA: SQL 2016 Development

Last September I took the BETA exams for 70-761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL and 70-762: Developing SQL Databases. Well it looks like I passed them,…


Chicago Tech Summit

 Two weeks from today, I will be delivering Prep sessions on the 70-473 (Cloud Data Solutions) exam and the 70-475 (Big Data Analytics) exam at…


SQL Saturday Atlanta #578

Attached is my presentation on SQL Server Certification that will be presented at SQL Saturday Atlanta: BI Edition this weekend. I have also provided useful…


Azure Exam Discounts

I am starting to work on the 70-473 exam and normally the exam would cost $165. With my MCT discount it would only be $82.50….


MCSA: Office 365

Really, can’t believe it has been close to 18 months since my last Microsoft Certification. (Not counting the new Streamlined Certifications that came out on…


Microsoft Exam Prep

Are you interested in becoming a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)? Getting ready for a Microsoft Certification exam? Then you already know that having the requisite…


Microsoft Exam Replay

To help you reach your certification goals, Microsoft Learning is introducing Exam Replay with two purchase options: Exam Replay – An Exam Replay is one exam plus…


Microsoft Digital Badges

Today Microsoft has partnered with Pearson VUE to make digital badges widely available for Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCPs). Beginning October 21, 2016, if you have…


MCSA: Office 365

Seems like I like to take my certifications backwards, but I passed my 70-347 exam on Office 365 Services today. Going to take a day…


Certification Booster Packs

We all know that getting certified can give your career (and resume) a boost. If you’ve been interested in getting certified – or want to continue to the…


MCSA: Windows and Linux

 Microsoft has also made a commitment to enable choice and support the open source community, allowing customers to leverage the platforms of their choice. To…