Another verbatim theft from Beta Blog!
You are invited to take beta exam 71-433: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development. If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The results will not appear on your transcript until several weeks after the final form of the exam is released. The 71-xxx identifier is used for registering for beta versions of MCP exams, when the exam is released in its final form the 70-xxx identifier is used for registration.
71-433: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development counts as credit towards the following certification(s).
· Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SQL Server 2008, Database Development (earned when passing 70-433)
· Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Developer 2008. In order to earn this certification you must also pass exam 70-451: PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing and Optimizing Database Solutions.
Find exam preparation information: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-433.mspx
Registration begins: September 19, 2008
Beta exam period runs: September 22, 2008– October 10, 2008
Receiving this invitation does not guarantee you a seat in the beta; we recommend that you register immediately. Beta exams have limited availability and are operated under a first-come-first-served basis. Once all beta slots are filled, no additional seats will be offered.
Testing is held at Prometric testing centers worldwide, although this exam may not be available in all countries (see Regional Restrictions). All testing centers will have the capability to offer this exam in its live version.
Regional Restrictions: India, Pakistan, China
Please use the following promotional code when registering for the exam: F589G
You must register at least 24 hours prior to taking the exam.
To register in North America, please call:
· Prometric: (800) 755-EXAM (800-755-3926)
Outside the U.S./Canada, please contact:
Test Information and Support
You are invited to take this beta exam at no charge.
You will be given four hours to complete the beta exam. Please plan accordingly.