This 70-461 exam measures your skill to perform the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area around the exam. The greater the percentage, the harder questions you'll probably see with that content area about the 70-461 exam. View video tutorials in regards to the variety of question types on Microsoft 70-461 exams.

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In December 2015, 70-461 exam was evaluated for applicability to both SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014. It was determined that no updates to exam objectives were required.

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Create database objects (20-25%)

Use data (25-30%)

Modify data (20-25%)

Troubleshoot and optimize (25-30%)

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Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Ramp up

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Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Published: Published: November 2012

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Who should take 70-461 exam?

70-461 exam is intended for SQL Server database administrators, system engineers, and developers with a couple of years of experience, that need to validate their skills and knowledge written queries.

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