MCITP – Business Intelligence Developer 2008

Today I want to talk about exam 70-452 which is PRO exam for achieving MCITP BI 2008.

for sitting on this exam you should pass 70-448 (MCTS – BI 2008) as first step.

exam 70-452 access your solution design abilities with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 to create Business Intelligence technologies.

exam may contains 64 questions (more or less) in these main areas:

Designing and Managing Reports (20 percent)
Designing Data Mining Models (10 percent)
Administering a BI Solution (15 percent)
Designing the BI Architecture (21 percent)
Designing and Deploying SSIS Packages (16 percent)
Designing an Analysis Services Database (18 percent)

you need to worked with Microsoft BI few years to get experienced with all aspects above.

This is the book which I recommend for this exam because it covered all aspects of this exam:

Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008

I passed this exam few days ago with mark 1000 out of 1000. you need to get 700 to pass this exam.

Note that: Microsoft Business Intelligence Certification path for SQL Server 2012 changed which I will talk about it in another post later.

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Reza Rad is a Microsoft Regional Director, an Author, Trainer, Speaker and Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 20 years’ experience in data analysis, BI, databases, programming, and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for 12 continuous years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. Reza is an active blogger and co-founder of RADACAD. Reza is also co-founder and co-organizer of Difinity conference in New Zealand, Power BI Summit, and Data Insight Summit.
Reza is author of more than 14 books on Microsoft Business Intelligence, most of these books are published under Power BI category. Among these are books such as Power BI DAX Simplified, Pro Power BI Architecture, Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star, Power Query books series, Row-Level Security in Power BI and etc.
He is an International Speaker in Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Business Applications Summit, Data Insight Summit, PASS Summit, SQL Saturday and SQL user groups. And He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer.
Reza’s passion is to help you find the best data solution, he is Data enthusiast.
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