DBA 70-432 Materials TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance

 

 

 

MCTS Exam 70-432 Resources

 

Microsoft Certification Site

            http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/Exam.aspx?ID=70-432&Locale=en-us

 

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit, by Mike Hotek                

            This is essential “the blue book”

http://www.amazon.com/MCTS-Self-Paced-Training-70-432-Pro-Certification/dp/0735626057/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1321303906&sr=8-1

 

Introducting Microsoft SQL Server, by DeBetta, Low and Whitehorn

            A free e-book.  Free is good!

http://www.sqlblog.com/files/folders/27523/download.aspx

 

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, by Mistry and Misner

            Another free e-book.  Free is good!

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2010/04/14/free-ebook-introducing-microsoft-sql-server-2008-r2.aspx

           

SQL Skills MCM training videos.

            40 hours of free, online presentations for SS08 MCM certification, many relevant to this.

            http://sqlskills.com/T_MCMVideos.asp

 

SQL Share

            Short online training videos on hundreds of SS topics.

            http://sqlskills.com/T_MCMVideos.asp

 

Stairway to SQL Server

            Sets of articles organized around key SS technologies.

http://www.sqlservercentral.com/stairway/

 

SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online

            Because the training guides don’t cover all the command and syntax options available.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms130214.aspx

 

SQLServer Developer Center

            Software downloads.   Virtual labs.  More articles than you have time to read.

            http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlserver/default

 

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Internals, by Kalen Delany, et. al.

            Is recommended in Microsoft’s Training Guide.

http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft%C2%AE-SQL-Server%C2%AE-2008-Internals/dp/0735626243/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1321304531&sr=8-2

 

The Real MCTS SQL Server 2008 Exam 70-432 Prep Kit, by Mark Horniger

            Provide additional material.   Watch out for inaccuracies. “the red book”

                http://www.amazon.com/Real-MCTS-Server-2008-70-432/dp/1597494208/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1321303906&sr=8-3