TNWiki Article Spotlight – T-SQL Useful links

Good day, everyone! This is my first blog post after quite a long break. Today I am finally able to create new blogs and I decided to highlight an old article of mine T-SQL Useful Links. In this article I collected a multitude of useful references to blogs on different SQL Server related topics many of which…


Interview with Eihab Isaac – many times Forefront Identity Manager Guru Competition Gold Winner

Today our interview is with Eihab Isaac who distinguished himself in Forefront Identity Manager Guru Competition. Let's start the interview. Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies? My name is Eihab Isaac. I’m originally from Palestine, but now I live in the United States, specifically in…


Interview with Himanshu Sharma – SQL Server forums contributor and TechNet Guru Transact-SQL Gold medal winner

Today I am introducing Himanshu Sharma who is frequenting the same forums as I do.  Hyderabad HO. 3 AM in the morning.   Ganga Back Waters (picture is taken by Himansu) Selfie Time   Chandigarh Rising Let's start the interview: Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies? I…


Interview with WPF expert dev hedgehog and an interesting twist

Today interview is with dev hedgehog – several times WPF category TechNet Guru Contributions winner. I initiated a contact with Dev hedhehog and I was up to an interesting surprise. Turned out that this account was a shared account by a group of people. Some of them are WPF experts and some prefer to ask questions…


Interview with Steve Todman (litdev) – many times Small Basic TechNet Guru Contributions Gold Winner

Hello community! Today is Monday and I am interviewing Steve Todman (litdev) who won several gold medals in TecNet Guru Contributions in the Small Basic category. Let's start the interview: What got you interested in writing TechNet Wiki articles? The main reason was to create extended explanations for common questions made on a forum I…


Sunday Surprise – Introducing new Transact-SQL eBook!

Good Sunday to you all, As you may all remember, at the end of November Gokan Ozcifci published this blog post First TechNet Wiki Ninjas eBook: "The Wiki Ninjas Guide to SharePoint 2013". I really liked the idea of creating that book and immediately thought that we may want to follow this great initiative and…


Interview with Wiki Ninja and SQL Server Power BI TechNet Guru Winner – Tim Pacl

Good day, everybody! Today I want to introduce Tim Pacl – many times SQL Server BI and Power BI category TechNet Guru Winner. Let's start the interview, shall we? Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies? I am a pretty average guy living near Austin, Texas….


Wiki Life: How Community can help

I am writing this blog post on last day of 2013. This is the first time, I believe, when I am going to celebrate New Year alone while my family is on vacation… This year we've seen a great initiative by XAML guy TechNet Guru Contributions. This great competition brought a lot of high quality articles and…


Sunday Surprise: Let’s catch the errors

There are many great SQL Server articles in TechNet WiKi. The easiest way to find them is to check them from the portals such as Transact-SQL Portal, SQL Server Integration Services Portal, SQL Server Reporting Services Portal, SQL Server 2012 Portal. I suggest you to explore these portals and also, in case you come up…


Interview with Saeid Hasani – many times TechNet Guru Competition winner

Today I want to introduce Saeid Hasani – a Transact-SQL MSDN forum regular and many times T-SQL TechNet Guru Competition winner. I enjoyed several of his TechNet articles. My favorites are Structured Error Handling Mechanism in SQL Server 2012 and All-at-Once Operations in T-SQL. With his family   Let’s start the interview:   Who are you, where are…