Microsoft Quick Review for 70-461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 (MCSA)
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The Microsoft Querying SQL Server 2012/2014 certification exam is intended for SQL database administrators, system engineers, and developers with two or more years of experience.

Transcender has multiple study tools that fit your preferred study method. Our online study tools allows you to learn at your own pace, whenever you want, and wherever you are most comfortable.

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The SkillSoft eLearning Microsoft Querying SQL Server 2012/2014 course offers 10.5 hours of online instruction, along with access to a live subject matter expert help to you on your certification journey. Access to eLearning is 12 months.

eLearning course topics include:

  • Creating Database Objects
  • Querying Basics and Modifying Data
  • Manipulate Data Using Operators and Functions
  • Creating Functions and Triggers
  • Creating Programming Objects and Optimizing Queries

The Practice Labs give you 12 months of access to an online lab platform to develop and enhance your IT practical skills. This product provides you with the hardware required to gain access to high quality practical exercises that cover exam topics, without having to purchase your own equipment or risk using your own internal systems.

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Recommended requirements for eLearning:

In order to get the optimum elearning experience with Skillsoft products, ensure that you have met the following minimum system requirements for your specific device(s) and operating system (OS) below:

  • Computer: Windows, openSUSE, Mac OS X
  • Mobile: Android, Apple, Blackberry

Provides a single-user license with unlimited access to online eLearning for one year. Your online eLearning is available to you anytime, anywhere the Internet is available for self-paced efficient learning.

To successfully connect to eLearning you must meet the following system requirements
1. Use an approved browser and system platform from the list below.
2. 56K minimum connection; broadband (256 kbps or higher) recommended.
3. Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher (not required for users with Adobe flash player)
4. Enable JavaScript, popups, and cookies.
5.Sound card with speakers or headphones highly recommended.

Hardware Requirements:

Our eLearning program supports the minimum hardware specifications for all supported operating systems. Additionally, we recommend the following:

  • Speakers or headphones to listen to audio content
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions

Platform and Browser Requirements:

Supported System Platforms Supported Browsers
Microsoft Windows 2000 Internet Explorer 7+
Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft IE 8
Microsoft Windows Vista (Vista Starter is not supported) Firefox 2.0 or later
Microsoft Windows 7 Safari
Microsoft Windows 8  

Microsoft Windows R
Note: Windows RT is only supported on Skillport 8 and the Skillsoft Course Player.

Mac Os X: 10.4, 10.4.11, 10.5, 10.5.7, 10.5.8, 10.6, 10.7.4, 10.7.5, 10.8.2, 10.8.4 (Version 10.6 32-bit kernel is supported.)

Recommended Browser Settings:

  • Enable browser caching
  • Enable Active Scripting and Scripting of Java™ Applets
  • Support JavaScript™ 1.0 and Java™ 1.0.2
  • Support .ZIP, .JAR, or .CAB Java™ Applets
  • Enable Java™ Console
  • Accept cookies

Internet Explorer version-specific

  • Enable native XMLHTTP support in IE 7 or later
  • Enable 'Allow META REFRESH' in IE 6 or later
  • Enable ActiveX controls and plug-ins in IE 6 or later

A firewall is a system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network. If your computer is located behind a company firewall, you might not be able to access portions of the eLeaning from work. Company firewalls sometimes block JavaScript, or won't let you log in to a secure server.

  • If your company's firewall blocks JavaScript, you won't be able to enter the classrooms from your work computer.
  • If your company firewall allows JavaScript but doesn't allow access to a secure server, you won't be able to access the classrooms from work.

Check with your system administrator to find out what external sites you can access at your location.

Virtual Labs

Our labs are run by a third party vendor, Practice Labs. You are provided a single-user license with unlimited access for 365 day access.

System requirements

  • Computer: Microsoft Windows XP Sp2/Vista/7/8/2003/2008
  • Linux Redhat, Fedora, SuSE, Ubuntu
  • Apple Mac OS X
  • Minimum of 512Mb Ram (depending on OS)
  • Minimum processor speed 1 GHz
  • Internet connection minimum of 512Kbs
  • Sun Java version 1.7+
  • Http Access (Port 80)
  • Https Access (Port 443)

Platform and Browser Requirements:

Java Client

  • Opera 10+
  • Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10 (desktop mode)
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x, 4.x
  • Google Chrome 10 +
  • Apple Safari 3.0 +

HTML5 Client

  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Chrome 15
  • Opera 11.50
  • Firefox 11
  • Safari 5.0.3

Practice-Labs User Guide available here.