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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 program will teach you how to create database objects, like tables and design views. It will also teach you how to create and modify constraints, and create and alter DML triggers. You will learn to query data using select statements, implement sub-queries and data types, aggregate queries, and manage XML data. Modify data by creating and altering stored procedures, using statements like insert, update, and delete, combining datasets, and working with functions. Finally, troubleshoot and optimize SQL Server 2012 by optimizing queries, managing transactions, evaluating row-based operations, and implementing error handling.

Learn the steps involved in installing, managing, monitoring, and maintaining SQL Servers. You will also explore maintenance and management of the SQL server network and application. Learn how to design and implement a data warehouse, extract and transform data, load data, configure and deploy SSIS solutions, and build data-quality solutions.

12 Months / 360 Course Hrs
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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 (Voucher Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES854

You Will Learn
  • Learn to query data using select statements, implement sub-queries and data types, aggregate queries, and manage XML data
  • Modify data by creating and altering stored procedures, using statements like insert, update, and delete, combining datasets, and working with functions
  • Troubleshoot and optimize SQL Server 2012 by optimizing queries, managing transactions, evaluating row-based operations, and implementing error handling
  • Learn the steps involved in installing, managing, monitoring, and maintaining SQL Servers
  • Explore maintenance and management of the SQL server network and application
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 360 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Become an expert in database administration and development, learning the standards set forth to manage SQL Server 2012
  • Prepare yourself to take Microsoft certifying exams
  • Jump-start your career as a database administrator, business intelligence analyst, computer systems analyst, or database architect
  • Gain experience you can discuss with potential employers with virtual, hands-on labs that give step-by-step instructions
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 (Voucher Included) Outline
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Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Intro

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft SQL. You’ll cover T-SQL and stored procedures, and also learn how to select data types, subqueries, data sets, and aggregates.

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Continued)

Understand how to create tables, read XML data, and alter views with T-SQL. Learn how to modify data, stored procedures, triggers and functions. Additionally, you’ll learn how to optimize queries, indexes, and statistics.

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

Master installing and configuring the 2012 SQL server. Understand how to maintain instances and databases.

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases (Continued)

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases (Continued): Explore managing data, implementing security, and implementing high availability.

Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft Server 2012

Learn the fundamentals of dimensions and fact tables before covering data flow, variables, parameters, and package logic.

Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft Server 2012 (Continued)

Explore logging and SSIS, troubleshooting, debugging, and data quality. In this final section of the course, you’ll also learn about scripting and master data services, and fuzzy transformations.

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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 (Voucher Included) Instructors
Laurel Eismann

Laurel has over 20 years experience in Information Technology, curriculum development and teaching. In addition to her extensive teaching background, Laurel's experience includes instructional design, programming, business requirements analysis, and quality assurance. She couples this experience with a strong and diverse technical background. Laurel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.

David Grimes

David brings over 10 years experience in IT, education, instruction, curriculum design, combined with extensive management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. His passion for technology and education has led David to work as an academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist and blogger. David holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science, both in Technology Education, from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, he has earned IT industry certifications and has been published in a book on gamification in the classroom.

Aaron Appleby

Aaron brings over 10 years experience in technology and technology-related instructional design, teaching and tutoring. His experience includes instructional design and curriculum development for Loyola University Medical Center, DeVry University, as well as corporate training clients. Aaron holds a Master of Science Education in Learning Design and Technology, from Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Indiana; and a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology from the University of Illinois/Urbana Champaign, in Champaign, Illinois.

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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 (Voucher Included) Requirements / Prerequisites

Students should have a basic understanding of how to use a computer, in addition to basic networking skills. These skills can be learned in programs such as CompTIA A+ and Network+.

This program can be taken on a Mac or a PC. On a PC, it is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers.

On a Mac, the program is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 and later operating systems, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari 5.1.9 or later browsers. Mac users must have BootCamp working with a compatible Windows OS, or another method to simulate a Windows OS for the duration of their enrollment.

We highly recommend that you use Chrome and Firefox in place of other web browsers.

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.

Click here to download the Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Flash Player.

To complete the labs, you must install and configure VirtualBox (instructions provided in program):

  • VirtualBox runs on most 32-bit or 64-bit operating systems
  • 6 GB of RAM is recommended, 4 is the minimum
  • 10 GB of Hard Drive space is recommended

Upon registering, you will receive the following materials:

  • Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-461 Training Kit)
  • Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases (70-462 Training Kit)
  • Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-463 Training Kit)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 (Voucher Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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Do I have to buy additional materials?

No additional materials are required for this program.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes, you can use a Mac for this program.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Upon registering, you are given twelve (12) months to complete the program.

Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

Does this program lead to a certification?

Yes, this program prepares you to take the MCSA certification exams 70-461, 70-462, and 70-463, which qualify you for the MCSA: SQL Server 2012 Certification. Upon successful completion of this program, you will receive vouchers for these Microsoft exams.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

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What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

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