There are 2 ways to get MCSE: Data Platform Certification:
The 1st one is to pass these 5 exams:
* After successfull passing 70-461, 70-462 and 70-463 exams you will get MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification.
The 2nd way is to upgrade the following certifications to MCSE: Data Platform certification
- MCITP: Database Developer 2008
- MCITP: Database Administrator 2008
by passing the following exams:
* After successfull passing 70-457 and 70-458 exams you will get MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification.
If you have current MCSE: Data Platform certification not older than 3 years age you can recertify by passing 70-469 exam.
* 70-459 exam will retire on July 31, 2015.