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Save up to 25% off on Microsoft Certification!

September 5th, 2009

Whoa! Wait a minute! You mean I have a chance to save 5% more than the 20% off voucher I can request which is very visible on the sidebar?!

Why yes, yes you do! Your opportunities are flipping endless! This offer is valid until December 31st of 2009, and only applies to a finite number of exams, but if you happen to hit one of the exams which is 25% off, I’d say take that over my 20% off vouchers any day! (albeit, if its 20% or 15% off… let me know and I’ll get you a voucher if you’re in one of the 20% off countries :))

Enjoy 15% off these exams!
TECHNOLOGY EXAM TITLES NUMBER  
Windows Server 2008 TS-Active Directory, Config 640 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2008 TS – Infra Services, Config 642 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2003 Managing and Maintaining Environment 290 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2003 Implementing, Managing and Maintaining, Network Infra 291 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2003 Planning and Maintaining Network Infra 293 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2003 Planning, Implementing and Maintaining AD 294 Get Voucher
Windows 7 TS – Windows 7 Configuring 680 Get Voucher
Windows Vista TS – Vista Config 620 Get Voucher
Windows XP Installing, Config, and Administering 270 Get Voucher
Windows XP Supporting Users and Troubleshooting 271 Get Voucher
Windows XP Supporting Users and Troubleshooting Desktop Apps. 272 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 TS – Implementation and Maintenance 432 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 TS – DB Dev 433 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 TS – BI Dev 448 Get Voucher
SQL 2005 TS – Implementing and Maintaining 431 Get Voucher
Exchange 2007 TS – Exchange, Config 236 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 2.0, Web-based Client Dev 526 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 2.0, Web-based Client Dev 528 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 2.0, Distributed App Dev 529 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – App Dev Foundation, .NET 536 Get Voucher
Virtualization TS – Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, Config 656 Get Voucher
Virtualization TS – Windows Server Virtualization, Config 652 Get Voucher
Sharepoint TS – Sharepoint 07 Config 630 Get Voucher
Sharepoint TS – Sharepoint07, App Dev 542 Get Voucher

if you want to take an exam on this list, and you’re located in the US, UK, Germany, Australia and other 20% off countries – Let me know and I’ll get you a 20% off voucher instead!

 

Enjoy 20% off these exams!
TECHNOLOGY EXAM TITLES NUMBER  
Windows Server 2008 TS – App Infra, Config 643 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2008 Upgrading MCSA to MCITP 648 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2003 Designing an AD Network Infra 297 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2003 Designing Security 298 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2003 Implementing and Administering Security 299 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2003 Config and Managing Hosted Environments 501 Get Voucher
Windows Vista TS – Deploying and Maintaining Vista and Office 2007 624 Get Voucher
SQL 2005 TS – Implementing and Maintaining BI Solutions 445 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 3.5, Win Presentation Foundation 502 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 3.5, Win Communication Foundation 503 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 3.5, Workflow 504 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 3.5, Windows Forms Applications 505 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 3.5, ADO 561 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net TS – .NET 3.5, ASP.NET App Dev 562 Get Voucher
Virtualization TS- System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuration 403 Get Voucher
Sharepoint TS – Sharepoint 3.0, App Dev 541 Get Voucher
Sharepoint TS – Sharepoint Services 3.0, Config 631 Get Voucher

If you’re interested in any of these exams, are in one of above mentioned countries and want your discount until June 30th, 2010 – Let me know and go for the 20% off! :)

Enjoy 25% off these exams!
TECHNOLOGY EXAM TITLES NUMBER  
Windows Server 2008 Pro – Server Admin 646 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2008 Upgrading MCSE to MCITP 649 Get Voucher
Windows Server 2008 Pro – Ent. Admin 647 Get Voucher
Windows Vista Upgrading MCDST to MCITP 621 Get Voucher
Windows Vista Pro – MS Desktop Support 622 Get Voucher
Windows Vista Pro – Supporting and Troubleshooting Applications 623 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 Pro – Designing, Optimizing and Maintaining 450 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 Pro – Designing DB and Data Access 451 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 Pro – BI Dev 452 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 Upgrade – SQL05 to SQL08 MCITP DBA 453 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 Upgrade – SQL05 to SQL08 MCITP DBD 454 Get Voucher
SQL 2008 Upgrade – SQL05 to SQL08 MCITP BI 455 Get Voucher
SQL 2005 Pro – Designing DB Solutions 441 Get Voucher
SQL 2005 Pro – Designing and Optimizing Data Access 442 Get Voucher
SQL 2005 Pro – Planning, Designing, Developing and Optimizing DB Solutions 443 Get Voucher
SQL 2005 Pro – Optiming and Maintaining DB Administration 444 Get Voucher
SQL 2005 Pro – Designing a BI Solution 446 Get Voucher
SQL 2005 Upgrade – MCDBA to MCITP 447 Get Voucher
Exchange 2007 Pro – Designing Messaging Solutions 237 Get Voucher
Exchange 2007 Pro – Deploying Messaging Solutions 238 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Pro – Designing and Developing Web-based Apps using .NET 547 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Pro – Designing and Developing Windows-based applications using .Net Framework 548 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Pro – Designing and Developing Enterprise Apps using .NET 549 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Upgrade – MCAD Skills to MCPD Web Developer by Using Microsoft .NET Framework for VS.NET 551 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Upgrade – MCAD Skills to MCPD using .Net Framework 552 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Upgrade – MCSD .Net skills to MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 553 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Upgrade – MCSD .Net Skills to MCPD Enterprise Application Developer, Part 2 554 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Pro – Designing and Developing Windows Applications using .Net Framework 3.5 563 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Pro – Designing and Developing ASP.Net Applications Using .Net Framework 3.5 564 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Pro- Designing and Developing Enterprise Application Using .Net Framework 3.5 565 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Upgrade – Transition your MCPD web developer skills to MCPD ASP .Net Developer 3.5 567 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Upgrade – Transition your MCPD Enterprise Application Developer Skills to MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 3.5, Part 1 568 Get Voucher
Visual Studio/.Net Upgrade – Transition your MCPD Enterprise Application Developer Skills to MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 3.5, Part 2 569 Get Voucher

If you have the chance to take these exams? Act on it! 25% off can’t be beat! (Well, unless you’re an MCT or MVP and your discounts massively out-rule that! ;)) but still! Act on these badboys! If you miss that window though, let me know and I’ll get you some vouchers to use before June 30th, 2010!

There is no better time than the present in order to get yourself certified! Take your future into your own hands – Did you hear there will be 4million IT jobs created in the next 5 years, but no qualified people to fill them? Hey.. Get Qualified! (but preferably at a discount ;))

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5 Free Virtualization Training Courses for the Holidays! (HyperV)

December 17th, 2008
Thanks Kurt Shintaku for the heads up!

Code should be valid now!

Also be sure to check out – Microsoft Learning Free stuff! How much does Free Microsoft Learning Cost? (Hint: Free!)

TRAINING: FREE Microsoft Virtualization Courses – “Configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008”

Are you interested in learning Microsoft’s Virtualization technologies… for free?

Prepare for Exam 70-652 for Free (US$159.99 value)
This collection of five 2-hour online courses helps you develop the skills necessary for implementing and managing Hyper-V in an IT environment, as well as, creating and managing virtual machines and hosts in a virtual environment.

The courses within the collection include the following topics:

  • An overview of the Hyper-V technology
  • Creating a virtual environment
  • Deploying systems in a virtual environment
  • Configuring high availability in a virtual environment
  • Administering a virtual environment with SCVMM

This collection helps you prepare for exam 70-652 TS: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring
This collection requires that students meet the following prerequisites:

  • At least a year and a half of experience working in Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 environments as system administrators
  • Familiarity with virtualization products and technologies

The package includes all the content from the following 5 online virtualization training courses:

How to register for free:

  1. Go to the following site:
    Collection 6319: Configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008
    http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=11062521&s1=3b30899e-0181-e332-5c10-46f4e257ae4a
  2. Register using the following promo code:
    9350-Y2W6-3676
  3. The course may be revisited for a period of 18 months after registration.

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I’m WFAD! And I’m not gonna take it anymore! (71-505 WFAD)

November 21st, 2008

Please see the Free Testing Archive for tests like this and more!

Register for Beta Exam 71-505: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application Development

Registration Begins 11/21/2008

You are invited to take beta exam 71-505: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application 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 willnot 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.

71-505: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application Development counts as credit towards the following certification(s).

· Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Applications

· Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Windows Developer 3.5

· Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Enterprise Application Developer 3.5



Availability

Registration begins: November 21, 2008

Beta exam period runs: November 25, 2008– December 15, 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


Registration Information

Please use the following promotional code when registering for the exam: X356Y
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:

· Prometric: http://www.register.prometric.com/ClientInformation.asp



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.
Find exam preparation information: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exams/70-505.aspx

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Free Testing Archive – Your Guide to Certification Freebies

November 8th, 2008

To make it easier to find out what tests are currently available in general and in Beta’s, I’m creating this “link” more or less, which I’ll keep current as I can. – All dates update 04/15/09

 

71-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring. May 5, 2009– May 18, 2009 (WIN7J)

NS1-501: NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer:SAN – October 23, 2008 – December 31, 2008 (No Code needed)

70-113: TS: Windows® Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring (Pilot)July 31, 2008– December 31, 2008 (Code H640) (Qualifies you for 3 free vouchers after exam release)

71-505: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application DevelopmentNovember 25, 2008 – December 15, 2008 (Code: X356Y)

71-563: Pro: Design & Dev Windows Apps Using MS.NET Framework 3.5October 13, 2008 – December 11, 2008 (Code: DW897)

71-564: Pro: Designing and Developing ASP.NET Applications Using the Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5November 6, 2008 – December 1, 2008 (Code: RSC43)

71-565: Pro: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications Using the Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5November 10, 2008 – December 3, 2008 (Code: 999TR)

71-403: TS: Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuring – September 30, 2008 – December 15, 2008 (Code: VMM08) (Code may be expired, keep trying it)

70-656 Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, ConfiguringFirst 500 Free (Code: MDOP)

71-433: TS: Microsoft SQL 2008, Database Development – September 22, 2008 – October 10, 2008 (Code: F589G)

NS1-060: NetApp Accredited Support Engineer – September 12, 2008 – November 7, 2008 (No Code needed)

NS1-050: NetApp Installation Accredited Professional – August 1, 2008 – September 12 2008 (No Code needed) – Extended to September 12th!

71-450: PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative SolutionAugust 18, 2008– September 16, 2008 (Code: 239F4)

71-451: PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing and Optimizing Database Solutions – September 2, 2008 – September 30, 2008 (Code: 14F65)

71-653: Windows Small Business Server 2008, ConfiguringAugust 22, 2008 – September 25, 2008 (Code: SBS8)

71-654 – TS: Windows Essential Business Server 2008, Configuring – July 22, 2008 – ??? Sep 25?  (Code EBS08)

71-452: Designing a Business Intelligence Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008August 13, 2008– September 10, 2008 (Code: 3568C)

71-660: TS: Windows® InternalsJuly 21, 2008 – August 5, 2008 (Code WINT)

All older exams will not be referenced

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Beta: 71-433: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development (F589G)

September 17th, 2008
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


Availability

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


Registration Information

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:

· Prometric: http://www.register.prometric.com/ClientInformation.asp


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.

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