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MSSQLTips Author Voting

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Author of the Year

Eligibility = 10+ tips published in 2017.

author of the year candidate
Svetlana Golovko has been contributed 45+ valuable tips for SQL Server DBAs on Auditing, Monitoring, Policy Based Management, Master Data Services and more. Svetlana has been recognized as a 2015 MSSQLTips Trendsetter.
author of the year candidate
Scott Murray has shown passion for crafting simple and practical Business Intelligence (SSRS, SSAS, SSIS) solutions with 100+ tips since 2012. He was recognized as the 2015 MSSQLTips Author of the Year. In 2016, Scott was awarded the MSSQLTips Champion Award.
author of the year candidate
Simon Liew started contributing tips in 2013 about SQL Server administration, high availability, development and performance tuning. In 2017 Simon was recognized as an MSSQLTips Trendsetter.
author of the year candidate
Manvendra Singh has contributed 90+ tips on SQL Server Database Administration, Management Studio, Security and more. Manvendra has been recognized as an 2017 MSSQLTips Achiever.
author of the year candidate
Ben Snaidero has been digging into SQL Server Performance Tips and tricks since 2011. He has contributed over 70+ tips on Query Optimization, Performance Tuning, Monitoring and Clustering. Ben has been recognized as a 2015 Rising Star.
author of the year candidate
Nat Sundar was recognized as the 2016 MSSQLTips Rookie of the Year with tips on Integration Services, Power BI, Reporting Services and more.
author of the year candidate
Edwin M Sarmiento has been contributing thorough SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery tips since 2008 that are very popular with the community. In 2017, Edwin was awarded the MSSQLTips Champion Award.
author of the year candidate
Daniel Calbimonte has brought a whole new dimension to the community with numerous DBA, Developer, Professional Development and BI tips. Daniel has delivered 90+ tips since 2012 and has been recognized as an MSSQLTips Achiever.
author of the year candidate
Siddharth Mehta has been writing tips for MSSQLTips since 2009. He has contributed 95+ tips about SSAS, SSRS, SSIS, MDS and was recognized with the Achiever Award in 2017. He has also authored several Business Intelligence tutorials.
author of the year candidate
Koen Verbeeck was recognized as the 2014 MSSQLTips Author of the Year. He has contributed 100+ tips on SSIS, SSRS and SSAS. Koen has been recognized as an MSSQLTips 2017 Champion.
author of the year candidate
Eli Leiba started writing clever DBA tips and scripts in 2011. In 2017, Eli was recognized as an MSSQLTips Trendsetter.
author of the year candidate
Daniel Farina has a number of tricks up his sleeve to help fellow SQL Server DBAs. Whether you are looking for down to earth solutions or pushing the envelope, Daniel's 75+ tips can help you. Daniel is a 2017 Achiever.
author of the year candidate
K. Brian Kelley has been an author on MSSQLTips since 2008 with 136+ tips on SQL Server Database Administration focusing on Security.  Brian has been recognized as an MSSQLTips Champion, Achiever, Rising Star and Trendsetter.
author of the year candidate
Ahmad Yaseen has been an author since 2015 and has contributed 40+ tips on SQL Server Database Administration. Ahmad was recognized as a Trendsetter in 2016.
author of the year candidate
Jeffrey Yao was recognized as the 2014 MSSQLTips Rookie of the Year. He has delivered 50+ ingenious tips on PowerShell, database administraion, security and more.
author of the year candidate
Vitor Montalvao has been contributing tips since 2016 with a focus on R Services and Azure to help the community.
author of the year candidate
John Miner has been helping the community with tips on SQL Azure and Power BI and more since 2015. John was recognized as a 2017 MSSQLTips Trendsetter.
author of the year candidate
Rajendra Gupta has been sharing SQL Server Database Administration tips since 2011. Rajendra has been digging into SQL Server 2017 and has contributed 65+ tips. In 2016 he was recognized as a MSSQLTips Rising Star.
author of the year candidate
Aaron Bertrand has been an author on MSSQLTips since 2010 with 100+ tips on SQL Server design, development and performance tuning topics. In 2016, Aaron was recognized as a MSSQLTips Champion and Author of the Year.
author of the year candidate
Tim Smith is a Developer with 105+ tips on PowerShell, T-SQL, Imports\Exports, Stored Procedures, Admin, Security and more. Tim was recognized as a 2017 MSSQLTips Champion.
author of the year candidate
Rick Dobson has been contributing SQL Server DBA and Development tips since 2011, with a recent focus on financial topics. In 2016, Rick was awarded the MSSQLTips Trendsetter Award.
Rookie of the Year

Eligibility = First tip published in 2017 with 5+ tips published.

rookie of the year candidate
Aaron Nelson has been contributing practical tips and scripts on PowerShell help the community with automation solutions.
rookie of the year candidate
Ameena Lalani has focused her tips on SQL Server Temporal Tables, Change Data Capture and Change Tracking to help the community.
rookie of the year candidate
Pablo Echeverria has delivered tips on SQL Server Database Administration and PowerShell topics to help optimize processes.
rookie of the year candidate
Bhavesh Patel focuses his tips on SQL Server Database Administration topics to help DBAs around the globe.
rookie of the year candidate
Pinakin Patel has focused his tips on SQL Server cloud computing to help those companies interested in moving to the cloud.
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