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 nine 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.
His articles on different aspects of technologies, especially on MS BI, can be found on his blog:
He wrote some books on MS SQL BI and also is writing some others, He was also an active member on online technical forums such as MSDN and Experts-Exchange, and was a moderator of MSDN SQL Server forums, and is an MCP, MCSE, and MCITP of BI. He is the leader of the New Zealand Business Intelligence users group. He is also the author of very popular book Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star, which is free with more than 1700 pages of content and the Power BI Pro Architecture published by Apress.
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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