Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
This certification demonstrates your skills with database installation, maintenance, configuration, and provisioning tasks.
What is involved
Earning an MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration certification qualifies you for a position as a database administrator or infrastructure specialist.
STEP 1 – SKILLS
Possess introductory IT skills through existing knowledge or optional MTA Certification.
STEP 2 – EXAMS
Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure
This exam is intended for database professionals who perform installation, maintenance, and configuration tasks. Other responsibilities include setting up database systems, making sure those systems operate efficiently, and regularly storing, backing up, and securing data from unauthorized access.
Provisioning SQL Databases
This exam is intended for architects, senior developers, infrastructure specialists, and development leads. Candidates have a working knowledge of the various cloud service models and service model architectures, data storage options, and data synchronization techniques. Candidates also have a working knowledge of deployment models, upgrading and migrating databases, and applications and services, in addition to integrating Azure applications with external resources.
STEP 3 – CERTIFICATION
Earn your MCSA: SQL Database Administration server certification.
STEP 4 – CONTINUING EDUCATION
Earn an MCSE by passing 1 related exam.