SQL Server 2012 Microsoft Official Curriculum

SQL Server 2012 is coming! Microsoft Learning has already started developing some of the exams, courses, and books that will help you learn SQL Server 2012.

We are pleased to say that WARDY IT Solutions has been commissioned by Microsoft Learning to assist in the development of learning resources and the exams. Here’s a preview of some of the SQL 2012 courses under development.

The Quick View

Title Course Exam
Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 10774 70-461
Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases 10775 70-462
Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 10777 70-463
Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases 10776 7-464
Designing Database Solutions for SQL Server 2012 TBD 70-465
Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 10778 70-466
Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Platform TBD 70-467

What’s changed with SQL 2012 courses?

  • 1:1 mapping between exam, course, and book (no more two-course mapping!)
  • An exam preparation book for each exam
  • More real-world scenarios and business context

What’s different about the exams and certifications this time?

  • More community involvement in identifying the skills to be tested (over 300 people participated!)
  • Higher expectations of skill level and experience for the successful candidate
  • More direct focus on core skills such as querying and on business context
  • Recertification required every three years at the Pro level


Microsoft has made the decision that to ensure that the certifications remain a meaningful and valuable indicator of candidate’s skills. SQL Server 2012 Professional-level certifications will require recertification every three years. Initially, the recertification requirement will be one or two exams.

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