Microsoft 70-668 : PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator Exam
The exam number for the PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator test is 70-668. This proctored exam is available in 5 different languages, including English, German, and Japanese. The target audience for this exam is IT professionals, who are senior administrators who act as the technical lead over a team of administrators.
The ideal candidate for the Microsoft 70-668 test will have hands on experience with the products. There will be online tests for a candidate to utilize, and it is recommended that a candidate enroll in the LP668A: Learning Plan for Becoming a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Administrator and 10231BD: Designing a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure preparation courses. Each of these classes will last 5 days in duration.
An example of one important topic that will appear on the Microsoft 70-668 test is Designing a SharePoint 2010 Farm Topology. This portion of the test will gauge a candidate's ability to design physical architecture, design SharePoint integration with network infrastructure, plan for sandbox solutions, plan for availability, and design logical taxonomy, amongst other topics.
Other topics that may or may not appear on this exam include Planning SharePoint 2010 Deployment, Defining a SharePoint 2010 Operations Strategy and Business Continuity, and Planning for Search and Business Solutions.