MCPD Windows Applications .NET 3.5 beta exam

You are invited to take beta exam 71-563: Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. [more] If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The results will not appear on ...

MCITP PRO Business Intelligence 71-452 beta exam notes

Took the MCITP PRO Business Intelligence Developer (71-452 or 70-452 when it becomes live) sometime ago and although there is a non disclosure agreement I hope a few comments would hel. [more] First of all, let me warn you that I’m not a dedicated BI professional but rather an enthusiast or at least interested and ...

MCTS SQL 2008, Database Development Beta Exam 71-433

You are invited to take beta exam 71-433: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development. [more] If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The results will not appear on your transcript until several weeks ...

MCITP SQL 2008 Database Developer beta exam 71-451

You are invited to take beta exam 71-451: PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing and Optimizing Database Solutions. [more] (will be 70-451 when live) If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The results will ...

MCITP Business Intelligence Developer 71-452 beta exam

Another beta invitation. This time for exam 71-452 (70-452 when live): Designing a Business Intelligence Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008. This is a PRO (MCITP) level certification to compliment the MCTS exam 71-448 (70-448 when live) released in beta some time ago. [more] You are invited to take beta exam 71-452: Designing a Business ...

40 percent off latest MCTS Certification Exams

If you happen to not know about the Microsoft Learning First To Know promotion (where registration is actually for free) but happen to check out this blog then I’m posting here the communication being sent to those registered (as of today Aug 6). You will find the list of new MCTS exams, the voucher number ...

My take on MCTS 71-448 SQL Server 2008 BI beta exam

Took the SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Development and Maintainance beta exam today (exam 71-448 which will eventually become 70-448 when it goes live) and here are some of my thoughts [more] Business Intelligence is more like a hobby (or just in something in my wishlist) for me as of the moment since I haven’t ...

MCTS ASP.NET 3.5 Applications Passed

MCTS ASP.NET 3.5 Applications Passed
Despite seeing my site being down due to “cannot connect to SQL server” error it was getting for some hours (courtesy of GoDaddy – again not recommended for production), I just received the good news today. I passed MCTS .NET Framework 3.5 – ASP.NET Applications [more] Received an email with subject “Congratulations on Your Microsoft ...

Investing in a Quality Programming Chair

Been quite busy lately work and off work (research ofcourse primarily in urlrewriting) but I couldn't help but notice and comment on a post from CodingHorror/Jeff Atwood on this topic [more] Read his post on Investing in a Quality Programming Chair I could very much relate to this (not to mention that somehow I'm particular ...

FREE MCTS SQL Server 2008 DBA 71-432 and BI 71-448 beta exams

SQL Server 2008 Beta Exams Extended, Open Invitation. [more] All SQL Server developers are invited to take the following beta exam for free. 71-432: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance – this is the successor of 70-431 (for SQL 2005) use promo code for 71-432 = 943F6 71-448: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, ...