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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.


What’s the purpose of the RetiredDBA.com website?

RetiredDBA.com provides tidbits, ideas and insights to all things Microsoft SQL Server. SQL Server DBAs will find information on the DBA job hunt, DBA certification, DBA continuing education and DBA career advancement.


RetiredDBA.com 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


RetiredDBA.com Contact information

Please contact us at Mark@RetiredDBA.com for any website issues.


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 able to write about it.


Can I hire you as a SQL Server DBA?

Nope I’m retired!!!!


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