We have two important new Microsoft Press titles available for review this week: MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-647): Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise Administrator and MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-516): Accessing Data with Microsoft® .NET Framework 4. Please contact me to receive review copies of those titles that interest you.
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MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-647): Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise Administrator
by David R. Miller, John Policelli, Paul Mancuso, Orin Thomas, Ian McLean, J.C. Mackin, GrandMasters
As an enterprise administrator, you are likely responsible for translating business goals into technology decisions and designs as well as developing mid-range and long-term strategies. You are responsible for making key decisions and recommendations about network infrastructure, directory services, identity management, security policies, business continuity, IT administrative structure, best practices, standards, and Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Your job role involves 20 percent operations, 60 percent engineering, and 20 percent support tasks.
By using this training kit, you will learn how to do the following:
- Plan network and application services
- Design core identity and access management components
- Design support identity and access management components
- Design for business continuity and data availability
MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-516): Accessing Data with Microsoft® .NET Framework 4
by Glenn Johnson
Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-516—and on the job—with this official Microsoft study guide. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you've learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises.
Maximize your performance on the exam by mastering the skills and experience measured by these objectives:
- Modeling data
- Managing connections and context
- Querying data
- Manipulating data
- Developing and deploying reliable applications
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