Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Ronald (RJ) Book

RJ Book manages a team of DBAs for Wonderbox Technologies, an Application Service Provider serving the Health BenefitsIndustry. Like many, RJ started his career as a Database Professional over 15 years ago working with Microsoft Access and quickly moved on to SQL Server.Past experience includes programming in VB6 (and still misses it) as well as…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Stanley Roos

Stanley is an independent Database and BI consultant. He began working with SQL Serverin 1994, and became a MCP since version 4.2. He is originally from South Africa where he gained a BCom(Hons) InformationSystems degree, but currently lives in the UK, where he does consulting for awide range of industries and international clients. He is…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – David Pless

David Pless is a Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft focusing on performance and optimization, high availability / disaster recovery, and reporting services. David has supportedSQL Server since 1999 first supporting SQL Server on 6.5 / 7.0 as a Crystal Reports developer and application DBA. In his next role, David supported a SQL Server 2000…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Warwick Rudd

Warwick has been working with SQL Server for a little over 15 years first starting with SQL Server 6.5. Warwick has worked both in Australia and the UK in varying SQL Server roles.Warwick has become a regular presenter at both User groups & SQL Saturday events throughout Australia,with making the odd remote appearance internationally. Adding…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Mohamed Sharaf

Mohamed started the IT career as a web developer and programmer in early 2000. He obtained lots of Microsoft certificates like MCSD,MCSD.NET, MCT, MCIT alongside his career. In 2003, he joined Microsoft as a vendor in the capacity of Developer Support Engineer then on 2007, he joined the Premier Field Engineering team where he enjoyed…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Chad Mattox

Chad Mattox is a Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft specializing in Performance, High Availability and SQL Development. Chad’s experience with SQLServer began in 1999 when he joined the Microsoft Product Support Services team where he supported SQL Server 6.5, 7.0 and ultimately 2000.  After PSS,Chad moved into consulting where he worked on many custom…


Introducing our latest Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Certified Master- Sean O’Connor

Sean started his career over 16 years ago, working on Windows NT 3.51 and earned his first Microsoft certification on Windows 2000 Server. Since then he has gone on to attain a wealth of certifications, many from Microsoft. With his successful completion of the rigorous training rotation at the Microsoft campus in Redmond and the…

0

In the words of Douglas Adams

So long and thanks for all the fish. On September 16th I will transition to a new role at Microsoft. I will be helping our ISVs and Customers be successful developing their solution by using SQL Server. I will continue to grade exams part-time until they are no longer offered. However, if you need assistance…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Brent McCracken

Job Title: Senior DBA – Technical Lead of Database Operations at Kiwibank My website: www.sqldba.co.nz This is the realization of the past 4 years work for Brent.  He has worked on his certification to prove his skills, knowing that he is a goodDBA. Brent says that the deep technical knowledge is what drives him to…