IT professionals, exams and certifications always go together. To excel and compete IT professionals around the globe need to keep taking upcoming exams and tests to add another feather of certification in their caps. Microsoft 70-331 Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 is another such test that really requires one to dig deep in their knowledge and experience. It is a real test of one's abilities. Exam code and credit: The code of the exam Microsoft Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 is 70-331. The credit towards certification is of MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) and MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer). Exam Details: Microsoft70-331Exam Dumps and Questions is available in various countries and languages which includes English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil). It assesses ones accomplishments for the following areas. Designing a topology in SharePointPlan securityInstallation and configuration of SharePoint farmsCreation and configuration of web applications & site collectionMaintenance of core SharePoint environmentThe topics may also go beyond the technical tasks mentioned above. Moreover, questions in the exam may comprise of around 20-25% from each topic except the “Create and configure web applications and site collection” area which may cover 15% of the exam questions only. Eligibility Criteria: Taking an exam is a personal choice but an appropriate candidate would be the one who is well experienced in planning and maintenance of SharePoint as well as other core technologies essential for SharePoint. This entails Windows Server 2008 R2 or later versions, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or advance, networking infrastructure services and Active Directory.
The MCSA Windows 2012 is now a pre-requisite for the MCSE SharePoint and unless you have several years of hands-on 2010 experience the 70-331 exam is hard to get through. Preparation Requisites: While preparing for the test not only the Instructor led course would be beneficial but also the videos explaining the tests are preferable. Test material, and practice tests are also available online. Skills Requisite: Specifically for the 70-331, Microsoft Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 test one must make sure to be well prepared and experienced in handling following technical jobs: Full ADFS 2.0 infrastructure deploymentMultiple SharePoint farms in a single forest that share servicesOffice 365 tenants using Single Sign OnSharePoint via GUI and Powershell installation both, online and offlineConfiguration of all components of SharePoint 2013 via the GUI and PowershellSearch configuration and optimizationConfiguration of SharePoint farm suitable in various authentication methodsConfiguration of multiple SharePoint topologies across multiple serversSharePoint Servers, Services and SQL performance optimizationSharePoint on admin and developer level troubleshootingDisaster recovery of highly available farmsMoreover, having a MCITP SQL Admin before taking this exam may also be of a lot of help