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Posted Friday, February 1, 2013 7:46 AM
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Good Day

I am doing some research on SQL certifications that are available and was hoping if anyone out there can give me some advice.

I am currently employed as an analyst developer supporting an ERP's. I have limited experience in SQL 2005 and 2008, SSRS, SSIS. I am looking at obtaining some certification in MS BI suite. I have started working through 70-448 self practice guide but I see that the exams will retire July 2013. The new certifications will cater SQL 2012.

I'm from Cape Town, South Africa and I don't see my employer investing in SQL in the near future and a lot of vacancies require SQL 2008 background. Taking all of this into account would it be advisable to continue with 70-448 or should I be looking at certification towards SQL 2012.

Thanks in advance.
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Posted Friday, February 1, 2013 7:53 AM


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If your major focus is 2008, do the 2008 certs, if its 2012 do the 2012 certs.

While the exams are expired in July, your qualification doesnt expire with it if you where to pass it before the expiration date.




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