Shawn Melton

Shawn Melton


Shawn Melton started his IT career in 2002 after graduating college. He started working with SQL Server in 2005 and has worked with SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, and 2008 R2. He has been working as a full time DBA since 2009 in Montgomery, AL.

Community Activity

Shawn is a frequent contributor on Ask SSC (SQL Server Central) and Stack Exchange forums helping out where he can with SQL Server and PowerShell questions.

SQL Server Interests

Shawn enjoys just working with SQL Server and sharing what he has learned with the community through blogging and contributing on forums. He has become interested in PowerShell as well and how it can be used both with SQL Server and other administrative tasks.


He makes contributions on, but does have one article published on SQL Server Central as well (and hopes to increase that over time).

Social Media

Contact Information

Shawn can be reached at wshawnmelton (AT) gmail DOT com.

Database Administration
SharePoint Administration
SQL Server Configurations
SQL Server Management Studio



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