Link: MCAD, MCSD, SQL 2000 Exams Scheduled for Retirement

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The Microsoft policy for exam retirement is modeled on the Microsoft
Support Lifecycle Policy for technology releases. In accordance with
this policy, Microsoft Learning will retire 12 exams on March 31, 2009.
These exams focus on technologies that are no longer included in
Microsoft mainstream support. The exams are currently required to
achieve Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), Microsoft
Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), and Microsoft Certified Database
Administrator (MCDBA) certifications.


Developer exams that retire on March 31, 2009


Microsoft SQL Server exams that retire on March 31, 2009