Interview with a Wiki Ninja: Luan Moreno Medeiros Maciel

Who are you?

I'm Luan Moreno Medeiros Maciel.

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Where are you from? 

I'm from Brazil - Brazilian.

What do you do? 

I work in the Federal Council of the OAB as a Data Architect in SQL Server, in the areas of administration, development, best practices, management, and high availability.

I have certifications MCP, MTA, MCTS and MCITP SQL Server Administrator and Developer 2008.
Actively contribute to the community in the Forums, TechNet Wiki and Blog.

Besides your work on the Wiki, where do you contribute? (Forums, blog?)

I contribute in the forums of SQL Server on TechNet,  posts articles in Virtual Pass BR.
That is a group of pass and always wrote on my blog

What’s your favorite quote? 

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speakout and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln

Why this quote?

Never say anything when you're a hothead

What are your specialty technologies? Name max 5.

  • SQL Server
  • Storage
  • Virtualization

What do you do with TechNet Wiki ? (Hey, keep it short!)

I try to help all the people who need help! 🙂

How does your Wiki work fit into the rest of your job?

This jobs is amazing, for me, the best thing is to document all the parts of a complicated process or remember that a necessary post is in the Wiki.
This form I can guarantee a good step of the process.

What is it about TechNet Wiki that interests you? Define it with a few key words.

People working together for the best of all, that is to reach the holy grail 🙂

On what articles have you spend the most of your time?

What are your top 5 favorite articles?


What are the top 5 topics regarding Technet Wiki that need more attention & development?

  • SQL Server
  • Storage
  • Virtualization
  • Best Practices
  • Translate Articles

Who has impressed you in the Wiki community, and why?

Ed Price
He always answer all the questions and post a lot of good things

Jorge Barata
Good Contributor to the Wiki BR

Luciano Lima
Good Contributor to the Wiki BR

What does success look like for TechNet Wiki?

All the people who help each day with more content from the Technet Wiki.


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Comments (5)

  1. Hey thanks Luan! You've been a major contributor to TechNet Wiki, and we're glad we had the chance to interview you!

  2. Jorge Barata says:

    Obrigado pela menção, Luan!

    Continue contribuindo com o TechNet Wiki!

    Forte abraço.

  3. Obrigado pela menção, Luan!

    Continue contribuindo com o TechNet Wiki!

    Forte abraço.

  4. I updated the link to Luan's profile.

  5. Updated the link to Luan’s profile

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