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John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK

John Sansom (Blog | Twitter) is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) of SQL Server and publisher of the free SQL community ebook DBA JumpStart, an inspiring collection of advice for Data Professionals, written by 20 SQL Server experts. Awarded the Microsoft Community Contributor(MCC) award, John is a prolific blogger and can be found regularly writing about SQL Server and Professional Development over at www.johnsansom.com.

Archives: October 2013

Winner – Conference Pass to SQL Server Live! in Orlando

This is a quick post to announce the winner of our competition for a FREE conference pass to SQL Server Live! in Orlando.

Those rather nice folks at SQL Server Live are also offering SQL Brit readers (that’s you lot) an exclusive discount of $500 for their upcoming event in… Read more

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Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 30 October 2013

Win a Free Conference Pass to SQL Server Live! in Orlando

Taking responsibility for your own Professional Development and making it a priority is essential to being a successful Data Professional.

Courtesy SQL Server Live! I’ve got an outstanding opportunity for you to do exactly that.

Together we’re giving you the chance to Win a FREE conference pass to SQL Server… Read more

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Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 21 October 2013

What’s the Age Limit for Becoming a DBA?

I received an email from a nice chap recently, concerning a subject that I’m often asked about and I wanted to share my thoughts with you here. Since I only have so many keystrokes left in my life, I am blogging my thoughts and emailing a link.

Dear Sir,

I…

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Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 1 October 2013