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MSSQLTips.com Author and Rookie of 2016

By:   |   Last Updated: 2017-01-05   |   Comments (22)   |   Related Tips: 1 | 2 | 3 | More > Professional Development Community

In 2016, we had 25 different authors that qualified for either the Author of the Year or the Rookie of the Year. To qualify for the Author of the Year, the team member had to contribute at least 10 published tips in 2016.  To qualify for the Rookie of the Year, the team member had to be a new author in 2016 and contribute at least 5 tips published in 2016.  The authors below qualified for these awards.

Based on the community voting for Author of the Year and Rookie of the Year, we are pleased to announce the 2016 winners.

Author of the Year - 2016

Aaron Bertrand

Aaron Bertrand

Rookie of the Year - 2016

Nat Sundar

Nat Sundar

On behalf of the community, we would like to congratulate Aaron, Nat and all the authors that qualified for these awards. All of the author contributions are valued by the community and we look forward to many more contributions by all of our authors and all new 2017 authors. "Thank you" on behalf of the global SQL Server community.

Please take some time to congratulate and thank these authors for their contributions to the SQL Server community.

Also, check out the past winners: 2014 and 2015.

Thank you,
The MSSQLTips.com Team

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Last Updated: 2017-01-05

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 5:01:33 AM - Atul Gaikwad Back To Top

Congratulations Aaron and Nat on your sucess for being Awarded as "Author of the year" and "Rookie of the year". Long way to go..Stay blessed and wish you a very Happy New Year 2017.

Saturday, January 07, 2017 - 2:10:34 PM - Patrick Lambin Back To Top

 It is a well deserved reward for a person who has replied ( and  often marked as answer ) so many times in a clear and easily understandable way on the SQL Server MSDN/Technet forums ( a little omission ). And as we say in France : bravo...


Saturday, January 07, 2017 - 12:46:17 PM - rick willemain Back To Top


Wonderful work by you both !!! .. never stop   Thank you Aaron and Nat.


Friday, January 06, 2017 - 11:44:50 AM - Tim Back To Top

Huge congrats to Aaron and Nat; outstanding work.

Friday, January 06, 2017 - 9:17:51 AM - Koen Verbeeck Back To Top

Congrats Aaron and Nat!

Friday, January 06, 2017 - 8:58:38 AM - Percy Reyes Back To Top

Congratulations for the winners and also all the authors and contributos. I like this sorts of iniciatives as it encourages us to share more with the SQL Community.


Friday, January 06, 2017 - 6:25:32 AM - Nat Sundar Back To Top

Congrats Aaron and you are well deserved.

I thank Jeremy and Greg for their continuous encouragement for me to write and nourish. I am very thankful for all the readers of @MSSQLTips.com who spend their time to vote even during festive holidays.

I take this opportunity to thank all the authors who is contributing their valuable knowledge to the community.



Friday, January 06, 2017 - 12:12:10 AM - Mohamed Suleiman Back To Top


 GREAT, Wel Done for Nat and Aaron

Many thansk for your help


Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 6:55:55 PM - Simon Liew Back To Top


Well done Nat and Aaron, many congrats!

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 3:15:50 PM - Scott Murray Back To Top

Congrats Aaron and Nat.. Well deserved!!

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 3:06:44 PM - Artemakis Artemiou Back To Top

Congrats Aaron and Nat!

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 2:35:55 PM - Erica Back To Top

 Amazing, congratulations Aaron and Nat!!!!!


Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 2:31:58 PM - Greg Robidoux Back To Top

I'd like to thank everyone that has contributed to MSSQLTips and congratulate Nat and Aaron for being this year's winners.

-Greg Robidoux

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 1:56:08 PM - Eli Leiba Back To Top

 Congratulations to both of you , Aaron and Nat. You both deserve it. Thanks for sharing your tips and ideas with us.


Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 12:42:14 PM - jeff_yao Back To Top

Congrats to both Aaron and Nat, well deserved !!

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 11:30:25 AM - Jeremy Kadlec Back To Top


Congratulations to you for your decades of contributions to the SQL Server Community.  You have certainly been a pillar in the community.  We are very proud you are a part of the MSSQLTips.com Team.  We hope to work with you more in 2017 and beyond.  Congrats!

Thank you,
Jeremy Kadlec
Community Co-Leader

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 11:30:03 AM - Jeremy Kadlec Back To Top


You are a well deserving Rookie in a field of many talented authors.  We appreciate the level of detail you include in all of your tips and we are looking forward to the many tips you have planned.  We certainly want to encourage you to continue to help the global SQL Server Community in 2017 and beyond.  Congrats!

Thank you,
Jeremy Kadlec
Community Co-Leader

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 10:39:56 AM - Svetlana Golovko Back To Top


Congratulations Aaron and Nat on your well-deserved victory!

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 9:32:59 AM - Ranga N Back To Top

Congratulations Aaron and Nat. Thanks for taking your time to share your knowledge on the subject, it is commendable!


Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 9:03:13 AM - Shelly Stasiewicz Back To Top

 Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all the authors.  I rely on your contributions and learn daily from the tips!


Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 8:45:31 AM - Jeremy Kadlec Back To Top

Congrats to all of the authors on this great accomplishment!

The global SQL Server community appreciates all that you do to help them on a daily basis.

Thank you,
Jeremy Kadlec
Community Co-Leader

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 5:06:37 AM - Atif Shehzad Back To Top

Congratulations Aaron and Nat. It is great acheivement among in such good competetion.  


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