Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
This certification demonstrates your skills as a database professional, for both on-premises and cloud-based databases.
What is involved
Earning an MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development certification qualifies you for a position as a database developer.
STEP 1 – SKILLS
Possess introductory IT skills through existing knowledge or optional MTA Certification.
STEP 2 – EXAMS
Querying Data with Transact-SQL
This exam is intended for SQL Server database administrators, system engineers, and developers with two or more years of experience who are seeking to validate their skills and knowledge in writing queries.
Developing SQL Databases
This exam is intended for database professionals who build and implement databases across organizations and who ensure high levels of data availability. Their responsibilities include creating database files, data types, and tables; planning, creating, and optimizing indexes; ensuring data integrity; implementing views, stored procedures, and functions; and managing transactions and locks.
STEP 3 – CERTIFICATION
Earn your MCSA: SQL Database Administration server certification.
STEP 4 – CONTINUING EDUCATION
Earn an MCSE by passing 1 related exam.