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RetiredDBA blog discusses tidbits, ideas and insights for all things for Microsoft SQL Server. SQL Server Database Administrators (DBA) and SQL Server DBA wannabes will hopefully find useful information to help you along your SQL Server career path. Sorry but you won’t find cutting edge Microsoft SQL server solutions here.

Read the Blog to get started Blog is about all things SQL Server. The blog covers a wide range of topics from SQL Server product reviews, SQL Server and other related books, SQL Server webinar reviews, and SQL Server DBA career paths and certification.

Our Story

Retired DBA started his IT career in 1972 as an IBM Assembler programmer and retired in 2017 as a SQL Server database administrator (DBA). That’s over 45 years of IT experience as a programmer, manager, consultant, small business owner and SQL Server DBA. The last 22 years were spent as a SQL Server DBA. Career Summary

Results focused expert in Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration (DBA) with more than 45 years of progressive technology development experience.

Known for strong business and technical vision with effective people and documentation skills. Proficient at managing multiple concurrent projects across the full development life-cycle.

Architect for innovative yet simple SQL Server database solutions that are practical and efficient but meet changing business objectives, strategies and goals.

Microsoft Certifications include: MCSE Data Platform (SQL 2012), MCSA(SQL 2012), MCITP (SQL 2008,2005), MCTS (SQL 2008, 2005), MCDBA (SQL2000), MCSE, MCP+I, MCP

Why are you doing this?

Just giving back to the SQL Server DBA community as I consider myself lucky to have been in IT for over 45 years and still able to write about it.

Can I hire you as a SQL Server DBA?

Nope I’m RETIRED !!!!