MCTS: SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance

Validate your skills in maintaining SQL Server 2008 environments and ensuring reliability with this globally recognised Microsoft certification.

SQL Server 2008 aims to minimise downtime for users through key features that improve the availability of servers and databases. These features include database mirroring, log shipping, replication and failover clusters.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exam for the MCTS certification. You'll need to sit this exam separately.

At a glance

At a glance
Qualification Certification

Globally recognised

Provider Skillsoft


Study mode
  1. Online
  1. Online (Study anywhere)
Study load 5 weeks
Assessment MCTS exam 70-432 (by external provider)
Start date Enrol anytime. Contact us about starting now.
Payment options
  1. Flexible payment options
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What you'll learn

This Microsoft certification validates your skills in maintaining SQL Server 2008 environments. It shows employers you are able to ensure that critical systems remain accessible and can be fully recovered in the event of a disaster.

Among other things, you'll learn how to:

  • install, configure and troubleshoot SQL Server 2008
  • create a database in SQL Server Management Studio
  • implement encryption in SQL Server 2008
  • shrink, expand, detach and move databases
  • manage tables, indexes and data in SQL Server 2008
  • monitor and tune SQL Server 2008 performance
  • backup and restore a SQL Server 2008 database

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Course structure

Total Units: 7
  • SQL Server 2008 Installation
  • SQL Server 2008 Instance and Database Configuration
  • SQL Server 2008 Database Management
  • SQL Server 2008 Data Management
  • SQL Server 2008 Database Monitoring and Performance
  • SQL Server 2008 Backups, Restores, and Database Snapshots
  • SQL Server 2008 High Availability and Disaster Recovery

SEEK Learning's MCTS certification training will fully prepare you for the MCTS exam 70-432.

Please note that the MCTS exam is held by an external provider. For your convenience, SEEK Learning will help you find your nearest exam centre.

Contact a SEEK Learning consultant for further information or assistance.

Course features

  • Weekday email support by expert mentors
  • Hands-on interactive exercises
  • Practice exam questions
  • Self-paced study format
  • Certification guarantee - get certified or your money back


There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Skillsoft & SEEK Learning partnership

SEEK Learning provides training from Skillsoft, the premier global provider of IT e-learning courseware.

Skillsoft does not generally offer courses directly to individuals, but our partnership enables us to exclusively offer MCTS training directly to you.

Skillsoft courses are developed according to the certification specifications of leading vendors.