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The MCM Saga

There was a comment posted on my Connect item for Open Sourcing the MCM. It said: “I have been able to contact the MS Learning team and they have given me some information about the content. My restatement of that, … Continue reading

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Open Source the MCM

It’s over. There’s no more MCM program or certification from Microsoft. The last MCM test was given last year and no upgrades are planned for SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. That’s a little sad, though there are quite a few … Continue reading

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No More MCM

This is part 1 of a 3 part series of thoughts on certification and Microsoft technologies. I’ve heard that Friday afternoon is the best time to fire someone. People are leaving early, the office is quiet, and you can let … Continue reading

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Close, but no MCM Cigar

I failed. There’s no other way to say it, but I’m not really disappointed or discouraged. I’m actually fairly upbeat about it. I went into the Microsoft Certified Master test thinking that I’d fail because it aims to be a … Continue reading

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