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Open Source the MCM

The MCM certification program has been abandoned by Microsoft. Steve Jones thinks the material can still be useful for the community.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What does certification achieve?

Part 2 of a set of thoughts from Steve Jones on certification in technology areas.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/09/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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No More MCM

With the discontinuing of the MCM And MCA programs, Steve Jones has a few thoughts. This is the first of a three part series on certifications.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/09/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Those Who Can, Do

Does certification help your career? Is it the choice for those that can't actually accomplish something in the real world? Steve Jones says that it can go either way, but it's up to the individual.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/12/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Certification Debate

Today's editorial was originally published on Aug 7, 2007. It is being re-run as Steve is on holiday. Is it worth getting certificated? Steve raises the question today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Server 2012 Certifications Revamped

Forget what you thought you knew about SQL Server certification, as Microsoft has completely redesigned the SQL Server 2012 certification program, making is more difficult, costly, and time-consuming to attain.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2012/05/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: certifications
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Guide to MCITP: SQL Server 2008 BI Developer

A guide to the SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence exams.  Read more...
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Upgrading Your Career

Certification is on Steve Jones' mind this week after quite a few training opportunities have popped up lately.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/02/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Guide To MCITP: SQL Server 2008 Administration

Find out what you need to learn for the SQL Server 2008 Administration certification exams.  Read more...
By Mike McQuillan 2011/08/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mcts
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The Missing Certification

You can earn an MCITPro or an MCM in your DBA career, but there's a world of difference between those two. Steve Jones agrees with Simon Sabin that we need something in between.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/03/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Guide to MCITP: SQL Server 2008 Developer

An overview of what's involved in the two exams you need to pass to become a Microsoft IT Professional in SQL Server 2008.  Read more...
By Mike McQuillan 2009/08/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server 2008
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I'm Certified, Now What?

What do you do after you're certified? Steve Jones has a few thoughts.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Certification High School

Certifications are being devalued in the IT industry because of cheating and braindumps. Steve Jones thinks we need to re-examine how we view them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Certification High School

Certifications are being devalued in the IT industry because of cheating and braindumps. Steve Jones thinks we need to re-examine how we view them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Certification High School

Certifications are being devalued in the IT industry because of cheating and braindumps. Steve Jones thinks we need to re-examine how we view them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Certification High School

Certifications are being devalued in the IT industry because of cheating and braindumps. Steve Jones thinks we need to re-examine how we view them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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How to Take Part in a Beta Test

A description of the things to avoid and do when involved with a beta test.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2008/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: beta testing
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Professional Certification for DBAs

In this article, republished from Brad McGehee's book 'How to Become an Exceptional DBA', Brad explains why there are several advantages for DBAs in continuing to take exams throughout their careers.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/07/08 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: career
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SQL Server Training at TCU

If you are near Texas Christian University, you might want to check out this training from a SQL Server MVP.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2007/12/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: certifications
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Microsoft BI Certifications or Why SQL is a 4-Letter Word

A look at the BI certification experience of a senior consultant and developer. New author   Read more...
By Andrew Sears 2007/10/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: business intelligence
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