Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2008

This online training program prepares students for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2008 certification
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Engineering & Technology

Function : Information Technology(IT)

Trainer name : Chris Lobban

Duration : 220 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2008

This online training program prepares students for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2008 certification. The MCSA certification validates a set of core SQL Server 2008 skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas. Students receive instructions that prepare them to take the Microsoft 70-432 and 70-488 certification exams. This program will also allow students to practice in virtual interactive lab environments.


By the end of the program students will know how to implement, maintain, troubleshoot, and debug SQL Server 2008, as well as to use SQL Server 2008 integration, reporting, and analysis tools to access and process the data necessary to create business solutions. This online program will prepare students to take the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Implementation and Maintenance (70-432) and the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Intelligence Development and Maintenance (70-448) certification exams. Upon passing both exams, students will receive the MCSA SQL Server 2008 certification.


This program can only be taken on a PC. You will need Internet Explorer version 8 or higher. You will also need Windows XP, Vista, or 7. In addition, you will need Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader. 

This program is compatible with Windows 8/ Internet Explorer 10, as long as the following criteria is met:

  • Java must be downloaded and installed manually, as it's not installed by default on Windows 8.
  • Internet Explorer 10 must run in "Desktop" mode in order for Java to work properly

Hardware Requirements:

  • For Windows Vista or Windows 7: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology; for Windows XP: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1.8 GB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Microsoft® Direct3D®-capable workstation-class graphics card
  • 1,024 x 768 display resolution with true color


Students should have one to two years of experience using SQL Server 2008 or two to three years of experience using a previous version of SQL Server.

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.

Course Content

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Implementation and Maintenance (SSMS432)
    • Installation
    • Instance and Database Configuration
    • Security Management
    • Database Management
    • Data Management
    • Database Monitoring and Performance
    • Backups, Restores, and Database Snapshots
    • High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008: Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance (SSMS448)
    • Implementing Integration Services
    • Configuring Integration Services Packages
    • Deploying Integration Services Packages
    • Managing SSIS Packages
    • Implementing Reporting Services Solutions
    • Deploying and Delivering Reporting Services Reports
    • Maintaining Reporting Services
    • Implementing Analysis Services Solutions
    • Querying Cubes and Working with Data Mining in SSAS
    • Managing Analysis Services Solutions


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