MVP

MVP Award for 2014

Earlier this morning I received a notification from the Microsoft MVP program that I’ve been recognized as a SQL Server MVP for 2014.  Even though this is my fifth consecutive award, it’s still a rush to get that email each year. It’s awesome to be a part of such a tight-knit community.  I’m honored that I get to be a…


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Re-awarded MVP status for 2013

I received notification that I have received the Microsoft MVP award for 2013, my fourth consecutive year to receive this distinction. As always, I am grateful to my friends at Microsoft, the MVP program in particular, as well as my many friends and acquaintances in the SQL Server community.  It’s great to be a part of this big family.


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MVP Award for 2011

I just received notification from the Microsoft MVP Award Program that I’ve received the MVP award for SQL Server for 2011.  This is my second year to be awarded, and I’m very honored to be a part of this group. As always, I offer a big thank you to the SQL Server community for allowing me to share my humble…


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The Year of Change: 2010 In Review

Like clockwork, another year has come and (almost) gone.  It’s been a wild year on many fronts: major happenings included the devastating Haiti earthquakes, the signing into law of a landmark healthcare reform bill, a major debacle over the use of body scanners and intimate pat-downs at TSA airport security stations, the personal crash and burn of golf star Tiger…


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I’m a Microsoft MVP!

I received a notification e-mail earlier this morning that I’ve been selected as a Microsoft SQL Server MVP for 2010!  I’m both surprised and honored by this distinction.  This is my first MVP award, so I’m still trying to wrap my head around it, but one thing is for certain – I’m in good company.  The SQL Server community just…