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Who wants to be a millionaire? - SQLQuiz

 

 

I have a question for all you DBA’s and SQL Professionals out there.  It’s an exciting new contest that is sure to rock the SQL Community, and the prizes are fantastic!

Coming to you from the Ahmedabad Area, India, who wants to be a millionaire?!   

Ok, so it’s not really that, here’s the real question – Who wants to win an iPad, a Kindle, an iPod and software licenses worth over $20,000? 

This could be the October Surprise we all wonder about. This is going to be BIG!  It’s going to be beyond Big.  It’s not just big, its beyond relational!  Jacob Sebastian, SQL MVP, founder and site master of the popular SQL Community site, BeyondRelational.com, has teamed up with 30 of our favorite SQL Server MVP experts around the globe to bring us the newest contest of all contests in testing your sql knowledge.  From the gentlemen who brought us the T-SQL Challenges, get ready for the SQL Server Quiz 2010!

Enter and you can win an Apple iPad, Amazon Kindle, 5 iPod Nanos and Software Licenses worth over $20,000!  Great vendors such as Idera, Quest, Red Gate, Pearl Knowledge Solutions and others are sponsoring the sql quiz and offering great prizes and licenses to their great software tools.  That’s right, among some of the prizes up for grabs; my company’s giving away 3-full featured SQL Server monitoring licenses of the award-winning monitoring & alert solution - SQLCentric!

More details on the BeyondRelational SQL Quiz, if you’re not part of this growing SQL Server Community, sign up and register now!

SQL Server Quiz is a platform to verify your understanding of SQL Server and enhance your SQL Server skills. Through SQL Server Quiz, we bring a series of questions on various SQL Server topics and will provide a platform for discussing, explaining and understanding the related SQL Server areas.

Each SQL Server quiz will be a series of 31 questions, managed by 31 quiz masters who are experts in SQL Server. Each quiz master will ask one question each and will moderate the discussions and answers and finally will identify the winner of each quiz. Each answer that is correct will get a certain score (between 1 and 10, where 10 is the best) the scores of all the 31 questions will be added up to identify the final winner.

Many well-known book authors and SQL Server MVPs who are contributing their questions are: Erland Sommerskarg, Itzik Ben-Gan, Andy Leonard, Louis Davidson, Arnie Rowland, Pinal Dave, Madhu Nair, Peter Larsson, Brad Schulz, Deepak Rangarajan, Greg Low, Rob Farley, Sankar Reddy, Alejandro Mesa, Glenn Berry, Jessica Moss, Madhivanan, David Barbarin, Aurelian Verla, Dinesh Asanka, Adam Haines, Jonathan Keyhayias, Vidya Sagar, Jacob Sebastian, Satya Jayanti, Michael Coles, Sugesh Kumar, Erik Jensen, Hilary Cotter, Allen White, and Paul Nielsen.

So, starting October 1, 2010, get ready for SQLQuiz, and make sure you bookmark BeyondRelational.com.  And if you get stuck, don’t forget to phone a friend – no wait a minute that’s not SQL Quiz.  Until then, I’m your host……….

 

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