Microsoft SQL Server


SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Microsoft.


Microsoft SQL Server version 1.0 was released in 1989.

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 was released on September 26, 2000.

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 was released on October 02, 2017.

Microsoft SQL Server 2019 will be released in the middle of 2019.


Here are certifications related to Microsoft SQL Server.


Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification in SQL 2016 Database Development requires passing two (2) Microsoft examinations.

70-761: Querying Data With Transact-SQL
70-762: Developing SQL Databases


Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification in SQL 2016 Database Administration requires passing two (2) Microsoft examinations.

70-764: Administering A SQL Database Infrastructure
70-765: Provisioning SQL Databases


Microsoft Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification in SQL 2016 Business Intelligence (BI) Development requires passing two (2) Microsoft examinations.

70-767: Implementing A Data Warehouse Using SQL
70-768: Developing SQL Data Models


Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification in Data Management And Analytics requires a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification and passing one (1) more Microsoft examination.

70-762: Developing SQL Databases
70-767: Implementing A Data Warehouse Using SQL
70-768: Developing SQL Data Models


Here are books about Microsoft SQL Server.


2018-02-19
SQL Server 2017 Administration
Edition: 1
Series: Inside Out
Authors: William Assaf, Randolph West, Sven Aelterman, Louis Davidson, Melody Zacharias, and Joey D’Antoni
Publisher: Microsoft
ISBN: 9781509305216
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $50

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2017-03-31
70-761: Querying Data With Transact-SQL
Edition: 1
Series: Exam Ref
Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: Microsoft
ISBN: 9781509304332
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $40

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2017-08-16
70-761: Querying Data With Transact-SQL
Edition: 1
Series: Live Lessons
Author: Marilyn White
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134769882
Type: Video
Format: MP4
Price: US $300

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2017-01-17
70-762: Developing SQL Databases
Edition: 1
Series: Exam Ref
Authors: Louis Davidson and Stacia Varga
Publisher: Microsoft
ISBN: 9781509304912
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $40

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2018-01-08
70-762: Developing SQL Databases
Edition: 1
Series: Live Lessons
Authors: Marilyn White
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134769899
Type: Video
Format: MP4
Price: US $300

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2017-09-18
70-764: Administering A SQL Database Infrastructure
Edition: 1
Series: Exam Ref
Authors: Victor Isakov
Publisher: Microsoft
ISBN: 9781509303830
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $40

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2017-01-17
70-765: Provisioning SQL Databases
Edition: 1
Series: Exam Ref
Authors: Joseph D’Antoni, Scott Klein
Publisher: Microsoft
ISBN: 9781509303816
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $40

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2017-11-09
70-767: Implementing A SQL Data Warehouse
Edition: 1
Series: Exam Ref
Authors: Jose Chinchilla and Raj Uchhana
Publisher: Microsoft
ISBN: 9781509306473
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $40

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2018-07-20
70-767: Implementing A SQL Data Warehouse
Edition: 1
Series: Live Lessons
Author: Scot Reagin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780135224762
Type: Video
Format: MP4
Price: US $300

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2017-05-05
70-768: Developing SQL Data Models
Edition: 1
Series: Exam Ref
Author: Stacia Varga
Publisher: Microsoft
ISBN: 9781509305155
Type: Book
Format: Paperback
Price: US $40

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2017-10-11
70-768: Developing SQL Data Models
Edition: 1
Series: Live Lessons
Author: Scot Reagin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134840888
Type: Video
Format: MP4
Price: US $300

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