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Rebecca Amos


Rebecca Amos

We’re having an exceptionally good party – and you’re invited!

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Are you coming to the PASS Summit? Then join us to help Jeff Moden celebrate his Award of Exceptional DBA of the Year. Join us and SQLServerCentral for the Exceptional DBA Awards party on 11 October. We’ve booked a casino and bar, and will be giving away lots of great prizes throughout the night. It’s […]

5 October 2011 2:04 pm by
Rebecca Amos

An interview with Jeff Moden – Exceptional DBA 2011

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He may call himself an “Accidental DBA”, but the many SQL Server professionals who have benefited from Jeff Moden’s knowledge and experience would agree that he’s more of an expert than he gives himself credit for. Jeff – Lead Application DBA at DiscoverReady, and a popular technical author – gave an interview on SQLServerCentral in […]

27 September 2011 3:31 pm by
Rebecca Amos

Jeff Moden wins Exceptional DBA Award 2011

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The judges have judged…the SQL Server community votes have been counted…and we’re delighted to announce that the winner of the Exceptional DBA Award 2011 is: Jeff Moden Lead application DBA and data architect DiscoverReady LLC Huge thanks to everyone who voted – and congratulations to Jeff! Speaking about his award, Jeff said, “I never set […]

15 September 2011 11:31 am by
Rebecca Amos

Finalists announced! Exceptional DBA Awards 2011

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Thank you again to everyone who entered this year’s Exceptional DBA Awards. We had a record number of responses this year, and we really appreciate the time everyone took to enter. We’re delighted to announce this year’s five finalists are: Thomas Hill of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Jeff Moden of DiscoverReady Scott Shaw of Mercy […]

19 July 2011 9:25 am by
Rebecca Amos

Thank you to all entrants! Finalist announcement coming soon…

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We had a fantastic response to this year’s Exceptional DBA Awards. A big thank you to everyone who took the time and effort to make a nomination – it’s great to see so many DBAs being appreciated for the hard work that they do. We’re now busy collating the answers to send off to the […]

1 July 2011 9:52 am by
Rebecca Amos

Last chance to enter! Exceptional DBA Awards 2011

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Only 1 day left to enter the Exceptional DBA Awards! Get started on your entry today, and you could be heading to Seattle for the PASS Summit in October. All you need to do is visit the Exceptional DBA website and answer a few questions about: Your career and achievements as a SQL Server DBAAny […]

29 June 2011 8:35 am by
Rebecca Amos

4 Top Tips from the Exceptional DBA Award judges

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There’s still time to celebrate your achievements as a DBA – or those of a DBA you know – by submitting a nomination for the Exceptional DBA Awards 2011. To help you get started, here are some top tips from the judges on what they’re looking for from this year’s winner [hint: it's very likely […]

23 June 2011 5:29 pm by
Rebecca Amos

5 ways the Exceptional DBA Award could boost your career

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Winning the Exceptional DBA Award won’t just get you full conference registration for the PASS Summit – it could also change your life and career. With a little help from our past winners, here are the top 5 ways the Exceptional DBA Award could take your career to the next level: 1. Recognition from your […]

17 June 2011 9:35 am by
Rebecca Amos

Do your good deed for the day: nominate an exceptional DBA

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Do you know an exceptional DBA? Think they deserve recognition at the world’s largest technical SQL Server conference? Nominate them for the Exceptional DBA Award 2011, and they could be accepting the prize at this year’s PASS Summit. Hard-working DBAs are crucial to the smooth-running of the companies they work for, so we want you […]

10 June 2011 12:57 pm by
Rebecca Amos

Got that Friday feeling?

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Saturday is just around the corner, and we’re all starting to wrap up for the weekend. If you’re the DBA that ‘Friday feeling’ might be as much about checking and preparing your SQL Servers for the next two days, as about looking forward to spending time with friends and family. Whether you’re double-checking your disaster […]

3 June 2011 11:26 am by
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