MCSE Data Platform


This course has been replaced by MCSE Data Management and Analytics

  • 1

    Prove you have what it takes

    Learn to maintain database integrity by optimising and tuning queries, troubleshooting performance issues and more.

  • 2

    Salary growth

    The average wage for a MCSE certified professional is currently £40,000, so it's a rewarding, challenging and lucrative career path to pursue.

  • 3

    Meet demand

    There is high demand for IT Professionals who have the latest SQL 2012 and data platform skills, and who strive to be at the forefront of new technologies.

Your quick course guide

Certification: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert - MCSE Data Platform 

Vendor: Microsoft

Provider: Skillsoft

Student support: StudentCare™ and expert mentors

Prerequisites: MCSA and must complete a recertification exam every three years

Assessment: Exam based - 70-464 + 70-465

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Database analyst or database designer

Included in your modules

70-464: Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

  • Implementing tables and views
  • Implementing indexes
  • Stored procedures
  • CLR integration
  • Working with data
  • Working with XML data
  • Tuning and optimising queries
  • Managing and troubleshooting

70-465: Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server

  • Planning infrastructure
  • Private clouds
  • Windows Azure SQL database
  • High availability
  • Clustering and AlwaysOn
  • Backup and recovery

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  • Global community of peers
  • Expert mentors
  • Test prep
  • Unlimited access
  • Training mapped to Microsoft exam curriculum
  • Award winning training used globally by leading corporate clients

Average salary

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Why join us?

  • Award winning customer support
  • We know the job market inside out
  • Trusted by the giants
  • Value for money
  • CV detox - exclusive to our students
  • We're with you from start to finish
  • Expert career advice
  • Progress reports
  • Exam booking support
  • All UK students receive an NUS student discount card
  • Your success is our success

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