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Microsoft Data Platform MVP from the Netherlands

MCITP – I passed the 70-455 “Upgrade: Transition Your MCITP SQL Server 2005 BI Developer to MCITP SQL Server 2008 BI Developer” exam!

Recently I passed the 70-455 exam. This exam upgrades your SQL 2005 MCTS and MCITP certifications to SQL 2008.


The exam contains 2 sections(basically separate exams), each with 25 questions:
- A part which covers exam 70-448: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance
- A part which covers exam 70-452: PRO: Designing a Business Intelligence Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

You need to pass on both of the sections with a score that’s at least 700. If you fail one section, you fail on the entire exam.


How did I study

I searched the internet and the conclusion was that there is no preparation material available for the 70-452 exam but fortunately there was a self-paced training kit for the 70-448 exam, which also covers this exam. So i bought the book, scanned it for subjects that needed attention and fortunately that was enough to pass the exam for me.

For the entire list of preparation materials for the 70-448 and 70-452 exams follow the links below:

70-448 preparation materials

70-452 preparation materials 


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Published Tuesday, November 2, 2010 11:37 AM by jorg
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Crespi said:

This is a good test. Congratulations.

November 2, 2010 8:13 AM

andyleonard said:

Congratulations Jorg!


November 2, 2010 11:17 AM

Jonathan Gardner said:


November 2, 2010 11:55 AM

Amby said:

Hi Jorg,

Can you please send me any possible study materials for 70-455 as I want to prepare and write the exam. I followed the above link, but for 70-452 still I am not able to find a possible link. Can you please send an updated 70-455 materials link?



March 11, 2011 1:58 PM

sugavaneswaran said:

Could you please send me materials for 70-455 to my email id

March 26, 2011 3:00 PM

satish said:

i'm in need of material for 70-448,70-452 exams,please send it to my email id,thank u

November 15, 2011 9:38 AM

ramya said:

i need that 70-452,70-455 exam materials,plz send to my mail id.

September 13, 2012 5:42 AM

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