Retired SQL Server Certifications

The following SQL Server exams are due to retire on 31 July 2012:

  • Exam 70-453 – Upgrade: Transition Your MCITP SQL Server 2005 DBA to MCITP SQL Server 2008
  • Exam 70-454 – Upgrade: Transition Your MCITP SQL Server 2005 DBD to MCITP SQL Server 2008 DBD
  • Exam 70-455 – Upgrade: Transition Your MCITP SQL Server 2005 BI Developer to MCITP SQL Server 2008 BI Developer

This is in addition to exams that were retired on 30 June 2011

  • Exam 70-431 – TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 – Implementation and Maintenance
  • Exam 70-441 – PRO: Designing Database Solutions by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Exam 70-442 – PRO: Designing and Optimizing Data Access by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Exam 70-443 – PRO: Designing a Database Server Infrastructure by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Exam 70-444 – PRO: Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administration Solution by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Exam 70-445 – TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Business Intelligence ‒ Development and Maintenance
  • Exam 70-446 – PRO: Designing a Business Intelligence Solution by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Exam 70-447 – UPGRADE: MCDBA Skills to MCITP Database Administrator by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
     

    Although these exams have, or will be, retired, the certifications relating to these exams are still relevant and will not disappear from your Microsoft Transcript. 

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About Mr. Wharty's Ramblings
Jeff holds a Master’s Degree in Systems Development (.NET Stream) and a Master’s Degree in Database Design and Management (SQL Server). Jeff is also a MCT specialising in SQL Server technologies and holds MCPD, MCITP, MCDBA and MCSD certifications.

2 Responses to Retired SQL Server Certifications

  1. Lambin Patrick ( Papy Normand ) says:

    Well , it is concerning all the exams related to SQL Server 2005 or ( their upgrade towards the 2008 certifications ). Logically , it would mean that 2012 is for June or August

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