SQL Server 2008 Exam Beta: 71-450: PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution

SQL Server 2008 Exam Beta: 71-450: PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution

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You are invited to take beta exam 71-450: PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution. If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The results will not appear on your transcript until several weeks after the final form of the exam is released. The 71-xxx identifier is used for registering for beta versions of MCP exams, when the exam is released in its final form the 70-xxx identifier is used for registration.

71-450: PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution counts as credit towards the following certification(s).

· Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Administrator 2008. In order to earn this certification you must also pass exam 70-432: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance.

Find exam preparation information here: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-450.mspx


Availability

Registration begins: August 15, 2008

Beta exam period runs: August 18, 2008– September 16, 2008

Receiving this invitation does not guarantee you a seat in the beta; we recommend that you register immediately. Beta exams have limited availability and are operated under a first-come-first-served basis. Once all beta slots are filled, no additional seats will be offered.

Testing is held at Prometric testing centers worldwide, although this exam may not be available in all countries (see Regional Restrictions). All testing centers will have the capability to offer this exam in its live version.

Regional Restrictions: India, Pakistan, China


Registration Information

Please use the following promotional code when registering for the exam: 239F4
You must register at least 24 hours prior to taking the exam.

To register in North America, please call:

· Prometric: (800) 755-EXAM (800-755-3926)

Outside the U.S./Canada, please contact:

· Prometric: http://www.register.prometric.com/ClientInformation.asp


Test Information and Support

You are invited to take this beta exam at no charge.
You will be given four hours to complete the beta exam. Please plan accordingly.

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  • Hi,

    I've been trying to schedule this exam, but it doesn't appear in the exam list in prometric's web site.

    Any idea why??

    Thanks,

  • Felipe,

    Please ensure you are searching for 71-450 and not 70-450.

    Gerry

  • Actually, it's not appearing in the exam list of Prometric's web site. But it's because:

    "Availability

    Registration begins: August 15, 2008"

    Regards,

    Felipe

  • Gerry,

    The promotion code 239F4 is not working.

    I'm getting "Promotion not found"

    Regards,

    Felipe

  • Today I tried to schedule an appointment but the promotional code 239F4 was not found.

    Is it wrong?

    --

    Lorenzo

  • According to Prometric the offer for 71-450 is not valid in Europe.

  • So Gerry, I´m trying to schedule this exam, but the Promotion Code appears as "Promotion Not Found", why?

  • It's on the site but not bookable at the moment - Page cannot be displayed!  It was better when vue did the exams and not prometric.

  • To all with promo code issues.

    I am looking into this right now to determine the problem.  It should be working and I will have it fixed shortly.

    Please be patient.

    Gerry

  • Please attempt your registrations again.

    I have been told this should be addressed now.

    If not, please let me know ASAP.

    Gerry

  • Now the code is validated correctly.

    Thank you,

    --

    Lorenzo

  • Thanks Lorenzo.

  • I've just registered for this and the code has been validated. Thanks Gerry!

  • Any word on the beta exam for 70-433 (the SQL 2008 dev exam)?  I had heard the beta was going to be opened up on August 15, and I haven't seen anything yet.

    Thanks.

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