This book does not teach you everything you need to know about database development. The scope of the book is exam preparation. It is intended to ramp you up and give you confidence when heading into exam 70-431.
This book is also not intended as an introduction to database design and implementation. This book reviews what you need to know before you take exam 70-431, and its fundamental purpose is dedicated to reviewing the information needed on this particular Microsoft certification exam.
This book uses a variety of teaching and memorization techniques to analyze the exam-related topics and to provide you with everything you need to know to pass the test.