Mala Mahadevan

My name is Malathi, a.k.a Mala - I am a DBA turned BI/Data Science person, working with SQL Server since 6.5. I am also founder of the Louisville SQL Server user group, organizer of 8 SQL Saturdays, Regional mentor for northeast, and 14-year PASS conference attendee. In my spare time I love to garden, travel, read, paint, and do yoga.

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Azure SQL Championship

There is no doubt that this is a time when we all have to be extra aware and work towards keeping our skills aligned with market needs. During this...

2020-10-13 (first published: )

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PASS – Meanderings

As most people reading this would know…the PASS organization is in a state of crisis now following the decision to go virtual. We are in a place where we...

2020-07-03 (first published: )

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Telecommute Resources

This is a summary of potential resources for any tech person who is interested in working from home – temporarily or full time. It came about from a twitter...

2020-03-18 (first published: )

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