Prepare for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Certification Exam 70-461 at your own pace.
(PRWEB) December 06, 2013
Software training firm Infinite Skills inc. this week released its "Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Certification - Exam 70-641 Tutorial," a course designed to assist experienced SQL database administrators in mastering concepts and functionality pertaining to query writing in preparation for this exam.
The MCSA certification qualifies successful candidates for positions as database developers or analysts. Exam 70-461 is one of three tests required to achieve this certification.
Infinite Skills' Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Certification - Exam 70-461 Tutorial provides expert-guided, comprehensive explanations of the skills and functions covered in this exam. The course is also available bundled with courses covering the other exams required for the MCSA designation at a discounted rate.
Course author Mark Long is a trainer, consultant, and technical writer specializing in information technology. He has worked in IT for more than 30 years, with 18 years at BellSouth Telecommunications where he worked as a trainer, developer, network architect and administrator, and data security specialist. He has also worked for large companies and organizations including the US Air Force, Rockwell International, and Mercedes-Benz, among others.
Here, Long begins by helping users set up their system to perform the necessary labs, showing how to install SQL Server 2012, work with Windows 7 and 8, and create sample databases. He then explains the SQL Server 2012 interface, outlining the basics of the management studio, connecting to SQL, using text and graphical tools, and more.
From there, Long takes students through each of the topics necessary to pass the SQL Server 2012 70-461 exam.
He explains how to create and alter tables using T-SQL and the basics of SQL queries. Students will learn to use SELECT statements, how to modify data, how to work with joins and subqueries, and much more.
Long also explains how to use triggers and various trigger types, how to use XML, and how to optimize queries.
Closing lessons provide a preview of the exam, looking at exam basics and preparation.
"There is a lot of material covered in this exam," Long explains. "We'll take it topic by topic, explaining functionality and the underlying technology."
"I'll provide simple, easy to understand examples that will make these functionalities click in your mind, and you'll be able to take that knowledge into the real world."
Free demo videos and a full list of course contents can be found on the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Certification - Exam 70-461 training page of the Infinite Skills website:
Infinite Skills offers its Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Certification - Exam 70-461 Training Video either as a DVD or a direct download from the company website at a retail price of $99.95. The course is also available bundled with courses covering Exams 70-462 and 70-463 at a discounted rate. Though the compatibility of programs varies, all Infinite Skills titles and formats are compatible with both Mac and Windows operating systems, and shipping is available around the globe. Additionally, Infinite Skills tutorials are supported by project files which correspond to examples in the videos.
About Infinite Skills Inc.
A leader in the field of software training, Infinite Skills designs its courses on a task-oriented model, teaching complex skills by providing hands-on examples and guiding users as they carry out essential functions. Infinite Skills offers a wide range of software titles available as DVDs, digital downloads, and in iPad editions. Infinite Skills now offers a subscription service, providing access to all its training content for a monthly fee, keeping with the company's aim of delivering professional training to customers anywhere they want to learn.