MSSQLTips Author Voting

Directions: Select the Author of the Year in the left column and the Rookie of the Year in the right column then press the "Submit" button to cast your vote. NOTE - One vote per day per IP address. Voting ends January 31, 2021 @ 11:59pm ET.

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Make your selections by each authors name (one Author and one Rookie) and click submit.

    


Author of the Year

Eligibility = 10+ tips published in 2020.

author of the year candidate
Aaron Bertrand has been an author on MSSQLTips since 2010 with 175+ tips on SQL Server 2019, 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
Ron L'Esteve is a seasoned Data Architect who holds an MBA and MSF. Ron has delivered 35 in-depth tips on Azure related topics.
author of the year candidate
Scott Murray has a passion for crafting practical Business Intelligence solutions. He was recognized as the 2015 MSSQLTips Author of the Year, 2016 Champion Award and a 7 time Contender for Author of the Year. Overall Scott has contributed over 160 articles.
author of the year candidate

Matteo Lorini has been writing articles for MSSQLTips since 2009 with a total of 50 articles.  This is his first year as a Author of the Year contender.

author of the year candidate
Haroon Ashraf's interests are Database-Centric Architectures and his expertise includes development, testing, implementation and migration along with Database Life Cycle Management (DLM).
author of the year candidate
Fikrat Azizov has contributed over 40 tips related to Azure, Azure Data Factory and other topics. He was recognized as Trendsetter in 2019. Fikrat has been contributing to MSSQLTips.com since 2015.
author of the year candidate
Nai Biao Zhou is a Senior Software Developer specializing in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and solution architecture design. He has contributed several in-depth articles in 2020.
author of the year candidate
Sergey Gigoyan is a talented developer focusing on database design and development, performance tuning and optimization, high availability solutions, BI development and DW design. He started writing tips in 2015 and has contributed over 60 tips.
author of the year candidate
Mohammed Moinudheen has contributed 65+ tips on Azure, replication, in-memory OLTP, database administration and more. Mohammed has been recognized as an 2016 MSSQLTips Trendsetter and 2019 MSSQLTips Rising Star.
author of the year candidate
Alejandro Cobar is an MCP, SQL Server DBA and Developer. He has contributed over 40 Database Administration and monitoring with PowerShell series tips.
author of the year candidate
John Miner has been helping the community with 70+ tips on SQL Azure, Power BI and more since 2015. John was recognized as a 2017 MSSQLTips Trendsetter and 2019 Rising Star.
author of the year candidate
Koen Verbeeck was recognized as the 2014 MSSQLTips Author of the Year. He has contributed 180+ tips on SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, MDS, R and more over the last seven years. Koen was been recognized as an MSSQLTips Champion in 2017.
author of the year candidate
Joe Gavin is a SQL Server DBA from Greater Boston focusing on DBA topics, Azure, Health Checks and more. Joe has written over 30 articles.
author of the year candidate
Edwin M Sarmiento has contributed articles related to SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery since 2008 that are very popular with the community. In 2017 he was awarded the Champion Award and has contributed over 140 articles.
author of the year candidate
Rick Dobson has been contributing SQL Server DBA and Development tips since 2011. In 2018, Rick was awarded the MSSQLTips Rising Star, in 2019 he was recognized as an MSSQLTips.com Achiever and in 2020 as an MSSQLTips Champion.
Rookie of the Year

Eligibility = First tip published in 2020 with 5+ tips published.

rookie of the year candidate

Garry Bargsley had his first article published in September 2020 and has been able to contribute 5 articles in 2020 in a short period of time. His articles are related to SQL Server functions, modifying SQL Server editions and Reporting Services.

rookie of the year candidate

Mircea Dragan contributed 8 articles in 2020 related to various things such as exporting SQL data to Excel worksheets and ways to compare SQL Server databases.

rookie of the year candidate

Kenneth A. Omorodion had 12 articles published on MSSQLTips in his first year. He has several Power BI articles as well as others related to DevOps and Azure.

rookie of the year candidate

Ryan Kennedy is another one of our new authors in 2020 and he contributed 6 articles about various aspects of what Azure has to offer for data solutions.

rookie of the year candidate

Ian Fogelman contributed 10 articles in 2020 and each of the 10 articles have been in totally different categories allowing him to provide information from his experience from several different perspectives.