[EN] SQL Server 2012 Training Kits – first pack is ready

SQL Server 2012. New Server. New Knowledge. New Experience.
New Books. Three new Exams. Three New Training Kits.
1960 pages. UnCounted Sleepless Nights…

I’m talking about new Training Kits for SQL Server 2012. See details below:

EXAM 70-461

If You are newbie, fan, administrator (accidental or exceptional), architect, analyst, programmer, consultant or professional. It does no matter. First exam for both training and certification path is about T-SQL Querying. Basic information about this book (from publisher site): Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with practice tests on CD—featuring multiple, customizable testing options. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning how to: Create database objects / Work with data / Modify data / Troubleshoot and optimize queries. 

BOOKLET__TrainingKitExam70-461_Querying_MicrosoftSQLServer2012Publishing info:
Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012
By: Itzik Ben-Gan, Dejan Sarka, Ron Talmage
Publisher:Microsoft Press Formats:
Print  Safari Books Online
Print: October 2012 (est.)
Pages: 720 (est.)
Print ISBN:978-0-7356-6605-4 | ISBN 10:0-7356-6605-9

EXAM 70-462

If You will go to DBA way the next step is Administration. The next exam too. What you can find inside this book (from publisher site): Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you’ve learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. Maximize your performance on the exam by mastering the skills and experience measured by these objectives: Install and configure SQL Server / Maintain instances and databases / Optimize and troubleshoot SQL Server / Manage data / Implement security / Implement high availability

BOOKLET__TrainingKitExam70-462_AdministeringMicrosoftSQLServer2012DatabasesPublishing Info:
Training Kit Exam 70-462: Administering Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Databases
By: Orin Thomas, Peter Ward, BoB Taylor
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Formats: Print  Safari Books Online
Print: July 2012 (est.)
Pages: 640 (est.)
Print ISBN:978-0-7356-6607-8 | ISBN 10:0-7356-6607-5

EXAM 70-463

If you are warehouse oriented, next step after querying is working with Data Warehouse. And this subject is the third part of the beginning of this series. Just look inside (as a previous from publisher site): Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with online practice tests—featuring multiple, customizable testing options. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning how to: Design and implement a data warehouse / Develop and enhance SQL Server Integration Services packages / Manage and maintain SQL Server Integration Services packages / Build data quality solutions / Implement custom code in SQL Server Integration Services packages

BOOKLET__TrainingKitExam70-463_ImplementingaDataWarehousewithMicrosoftSQLServer2012Publishing Info:
Training Kit (Exam 70-463): Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012

By: Dejan Sarka, Matija Lah, Grega Jerkic
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Formats: Print  Safari Books Online
Print: September 2012 (est.)
Pages: 600 (est.)
Print ISBN:978-0-7356-6609-2 | ISBN 10:0-7356-6609-1

 

GO TO THE SHOP… WAIT!

Before You going to buy, try to recalculate this order. For me – best idea is buying all three books. And I’ve two choice now: Amazon or O’Reilly, price are different:

The package at Amazon: 70-461 + 70-462 + 70-463 >> 114,51  (shipping free)
The package at O’Reilly: 70-461 + 70-462 + 70-463 >> 209,97 (shipping free)

Are You ready for order? Just do it!

[EN] RTM status for Self-Paced Training Kit 70-667 (SharePoint 2010)

BOOKLET__MSPress_MCTS70667Microsoft Press announced on his blog that new Training Kit going to print. It is MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-667): Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (ISBN 9780735638853)by Dan Holme {BLOG|TWITTER} and Alastair Matthews {BLOG}. This book contains a lot of informations, lesson files, labs, practice test and advices for everyone who think about passing Prometric Exam 70-667.

In this book 864 pages are collected in twelve chapters below:

CHAPTER 01 | Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet
CHAPTER 02 | Administering and Automating SharePoint
CHAPTER 03 | Managing Web Applications
CHAPTER 04 | Administering and Securing SharePoint Content
CHAPTER 05 | Service Applications and the Managed Metadata Service
CHAPTER 06 | Configuring User Profiles and Social Networking
CHAPTER 07 | Administering SharePoint Search
CHAPTER 08 | Implementing Enterprise Service Applications
CHAPTER 09 | Deploying and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010
CHAPTER 10 | Administering SharePoint Customization
CHAPTER 11 | Implementing Business Continuity
CHAPTER 12 | Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance

As the publisher wrote on blog post:

By using this training kit, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Deploy SharePoint Server 2010 farms.
  • Create a logical architecture of web applications, content databases, site collections, and sites.
  • Manage security of SharePoint content by configuring authentication and access controls.
  • Configure SharePoint services including search, user profiles, and the managed metadata service.
  • Optimize, monitor, and troubleshoot performance of SharePoint servers and services.
  • Ensure that data is protected and highly available.
  • Deploy and manage customized SharePoint functionality and solutions.

 

More information You can find on MS Press Blog HERE and in official store on O’Reily shop HERE.

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Product Details (by O’Reilly Media)

Title: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-667): Configuring Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010
By: Dan Holme, Alastair Matthews
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Formats: Print | Safari Books Online
Print: September 2011 (est.)
Pages: 864 (est.)
Print ISBN: 978-0-7356-3885-3 | ISBN 10: 0-7356-3885-3

[PL] Ukazała się książka MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-511): Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Nakładem wydawnictwa Microsoft Press, a w drystrybucji O’Reilly ukazała się książka pozwalająca na samodzielne przygotowanie się do egzaminu PROMETRIC, czyli z serii Self-Paced Training Kit. Tm razem jest to pozycja dla programistów:

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-511):
Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Książka jest obszerna (prawie siedemset stron) i zawiera dwanaście rozdziałów plus spory dodatek z ćwiczeniami i rozwiązaniami:

Chapter 01: Building a User Interface
Chapter 02: Working with Events and Commands
Chapter 03: Adding and Managing Content
Chapter 04: Windows Forms and Windows Forms Controls
Chapter 05: Working with User-Defined Controls
Chapter 06: Working with Data Binding
Chapter 07: Configuring Data Binding
Chapter 08: Working with Data Grids and Validating User Input
Chapter 09: Enhancing Usability
Chapter 10: Advanced Topics
Chapter 11: Testing and Debugging WPF Applications
Chapter 12: Deployment
Appendix: Answers
Appendix: About the Author
Appendix: Systems Requirements
Hardware Requirements
Software Requirements

Więcej informacji mozna znaleźć na stronie dystrybutora: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-511): Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4