Updated competency exams and certifications Data Platform and Data Analytics for 2020

by Mar 20, 2020

Retiring and new exams and certifications as of June 30 2020

A lot of Exams and certifications for Data Platform and Data Analytics are retiring on June 30 2020. All retired Exams and certifications will remain eligible for competency attainment and renewal until June 30 2021, if taken before they are retired. What does that mean for Data Platform and Data Analytics competencies ?

Data Analytics

Competency Option(s) Level Exams retiring June 30 2020 New qualifying exams Remarks
 

Data Analytics Specialist option

AND

Learning Partner option

Silver/Gold

Exam 70-767: Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse

Exam 70-768: Developing SQL Data Models

Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Scientist Associate

Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate

Other new exams will be made available to partners before June 30 2020. Please continue to check Partner Center.
         
Power BI option Silver/Gold Exam 70-778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI   New exams will be made available to partners before June 30 2020. Please continue to check Partner Center

 

Data Platform

 

Competency Option(s) Level Exams retiring June 30 2020 New qualifying exams Remarks

SQL Server Specialist option

AND

Learning Partner option

Silver/Gold

Exam 70-761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL

Exam 70-762: Developing SQL Databases Exam 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure

Exam 70-765: Provisioning SQL Databases

Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate New exams will be made available to partners before June 30 2020. Please continue to check Partner Center

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