Carlos Robles

Carlos Robles
SQL Server MVP

My name is Carlos Robles, Iím a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and multi-platform DBA. With over 10 years of experience in the database administration field, I have had the opportunity to work with different platforms (Linux, Windows, Unix, on-premise, virtual, cloud) for large scale US based companies from different industries like healthcare, food, energy, technology, insurance, and banking.

Carlos has multiple certifications (MCP, MCTS, MCSA, MCSE) from SQL Server 2008 until 2016 including Azure SQL DB, ITIL v3 and recently got certified in Docker Containers, Kubernetes, and RedHat redshift.

I have developed a few open source tools like MAXDOP Calculator, Wait Stats widget for Azure Data Studio; If you have a chance take a look out my GitHub repository.

Leader of Guatemala's SQL Server community, author, mentor, international speaker at SQL Saturdayís and SQL local groups events.

If you donít find me talking about geek stuff on twitter, it is very likely that I will be online playing video games with my wife and daughter (a gamer family) or sometimes just enjoying the beautiful outdoors of Colorado.

Feel free to email me at or tweet me at @dbamastery with any questions, comments. Iím always happy to help and learn from the #SQLFamily.

2019 Awards
  MSSQLTips award

Query Store
SQL Server on Linux



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