Introducing our latest MCSM: Data Platform Master – Stuart Miller

Stuart Miller is a 28 year old Database Administrator working at Blood Systems, Inc. Previously, he worked at one of the world's largest transportation and logistics corporations and started working in IT at the University where he was studying for his B.S. in Computer Science. In the last 11 years, he has taken a diverse…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Ellon B. Peterkin

Ellon has over 14 years of hands-on professional experience with SQL Server in multiple roles including architecture, development and administration.  Currently he leads the database team at Campus Management Corp which focuses on building highly scalable enterprise-class solutions leveraging SQL Server for the higher education  space.  Ellon plans to blog in the future at http://www.sqlmasters.net…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Menzo Steinhorst

Since February 2008 Menzo works as Senior Premier Field Engineer Data Platform for Microsoft Services. In this role he provides support and advice to Microsoft Premier customers. His special focus is on query/database performance. Prior to joining Microsoft he worked as a database programmer for various employers. His first experience with SQL Server dates back…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Amit R S Bansal

Amit R S Bansal is a Technical Director at eDominer Systems & Peopleware India. He leads the SQL & BI practice with a much focused team providing consulting, training, content development & SQL support services to more than 120+ SQL Server customers globally. A veteran in SQL Server & related technologies, he is one of…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Paul Anderton

Paul currently works as a DBA for DWF LLP in Manchester, one of the Largest Law Firms in the UK. He has over 14 years experience in the IT industry, starting as a Network Administrator before becoming a SQL DBA, focusing on SQL Server for the past 10 years. He has extensive experience as a Production DBA, supporting critical production environments, and as…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Emma Zambonini

Emma currently works as a DBA for Coeo providing expert Remote Database Administration to customers who depend on SQL Server. Prior to working as a DBA Emma started her career as a web developer and has also dabbled with MySQL and NoSQL technologies. In her spare time (when she isn’t planning a wedding, moving house…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Hamid Jabarpour Fard

In the mid 2000's,Hamid Jabarpour Fard learned to program in visual basic 6.0 on a personal computer, later he mastered visual C#.Net on the Microsoft Windows® operating system. He is programming on the Microsoft platform because he was impressed by the Visual Studio 2003, although he had dabbled in other operating systems. he had since…


Introducing our latest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master – Brian Carrig

Brian currently works as a Senior Database Administrator at leading ecommerce cloud solutions provider, ChannelAdvisor, where he helps manage hundreds of SQL server instances processing hundreds of thousands of transactions per second. Prior to being bitten by the SQL bug in 2010 and shifting focus to become a full-time DBA, Brian worked for four years in Windows and Linux systems…