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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate 

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)


The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) is a certification for Cloud computing, which includes virtualization technology, Hyper-V and virtual servers. GSAtrain Redmond has extensive knowledge, expertise and practical experience in setting-up, deploying, troubleshooting and maintaining Microsoft virtualization technologies. Microsoft considers the MCSA the foundation for a career in IT.
GSAtrain helps professionals achieve their MCSA credential with its one-stop learning and Prometric testing center. IT professionals can update technical skills and train with industry-leading Microsoft Certified Trainers who possess real-world experience. To prepare for the MCSA, GSAtrain uses Microsoft-approved courseware that covers required Microsoft certification objectives and ensures quality instruction for successful development and learning. Plus, many technical courses offered by GSAtrain are eligible for SA voucher redemption
The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate is both a certification in itself or it is subsumed in the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP). The MCSA: Windows Server 2008 is a prerequisite for earning a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud.
If a professional is new to Windows Server 2008 Certification, then the following certification path leads to the MCSA:


Microsoft MCSA 
A professional with a MCITP in Windows Server 2008 (Enterprise Administrator or Server Administrator) automatically holds an MCSA in Windows Server 2008.

Windows Server Certifications 


The MCSA: SQL Server 2012 Certification is the first step towards earning a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) in either Data Platform or Business Intelligence.A professional starting SQL 2012 certifications follows the path below for the MCSA:


SQL Server Certification 


A professional with an existing MCTS: SQL Server 2008 certification can upgrade credentials by adding two additional exams:


SQL Server Certification 


It is also possible to earn a MCSA: SQL Server 2008 by passing two exams:

·         Exam 70-432 Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance and

·         Exam 70-448 Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance


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