Tag Archives: Goals

70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

So, I had made the decision to go for the new certifications.  The next decision to be made was which to take first.  I looked over the areas of focus for each of the tests some more and decided to … Continue reading

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More Certifications? But why?

I have decided to pursue the new-ish Microsoft SQL Server Certifications this year as one of my goals.  The certifications are the ones’ which most people refer to as the 2012 certifications but which have not been labeled as such … Continue reading

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2012–Goals

A Look Forward This year I think that my goals will be focused a little differently, probably a little more on home life with some of the events I have planned for this year. Some of these will be boring … Continue reading

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2011–A look back

A Look Back As has been my habit for the past few years, I wrote out goals at the beginning of 2011. I try to no longer make resolutions, as I am not sure that resolutions are really a good … Continue reading

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2011 Goals

These goals are not in any particular order. There is no priority. I’ll be keeping logs of some of these items and may or may not publish them at the end of the year (or even quarterly). Goal 1 – … Continue reading

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2010–Goals Review

I suppose that there is a reason that I have never posted goals in a public place before last year.  It seems like there is a lot of pressure to follow through and complete those goals.  Well, there would be … Continue reading

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MCTS 2008 Implementation and Maintenance

As of a little bit earlier today, I’m one step closer to completing my goals for 2010.  I took the MCTS SQL Server 2008 Implementation and Maintenance certification and passed.  To me, this certification was a bit more difficult as … Continue reading

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2010 Goals

Looking back at 2009 I feel as though I was able to accomplish a fair amount.  However, I didn’t really set out all that terribly many (professional) goals for myself in a public space.  About the only one that I … Continue reading

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MCTS Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance

I passed the exam for the BI Development and Maintenance this morning so I’m now MCTS two times over!  This test felt a little different than the database development test.  It was fifty questions long, although it stated that there … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 – Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance Self Paced Training Kit and Certification Plans

I have just finished the training kit and will be spending the next week and a half or so going through the practice tests, reviewing the books on-line pages, going through the references in the back of the certification book … Continue reading

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