The Master Blog

Thoughts, info, and updates from the Microsoft Certified Master team.

August, 2009

  • Welcome Yet More New Exchange MCM's

    As Per said, summer has been upon us and the pace slowed briefly (it has also been Microsoft's end of year, so the reality is, the pace didn't change, we were just focussed on other things), but a few more people either completed their MCM, or upgraded...
  • The end of Summer brings three new SQL MCMs

    I’m very happy to announce three new “Microsoft Certified Master: Microsoft SQL Server 2008” graduates joining the community. A little about them: Bob Duffy , Database Architect, Prodata, blogging at http://blogs.msdn.com/boduff/ . Bob is an MVP...
  • How was your summer?

    Mine was real rough ;-) I took a month of parternity leave in July, catching up with the family after our daughter was born in March, came back for 4 days, before heading out for a week of vacation which is our yearly family gathering in good ole'...
  • SQL MCM Program Fee Discounts

    The seventh SQL Microsoft Certified Master training and certification “rotation” is scheduled to kick off in October, leaving just a few more weeks for you to register (the registration deadline for a rotation is two calendar weeks prior to the rotation...
  • A new SQL MCM 2008 to introduce

    I have a new SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master I’d like to introduce to the SQL Server community (although since he was also a SQL MVP – you likely already know his name), Jens K. Suessmeyer. Here is a little background information on Jens...
  • One More MCM Exchange 2007!

    It's been a quiet week or two for the labs, as many of the Microsoft people I work with have been in Seattle for an internal training event. Still, one old friend of mine managed to pass his Qual Lab, to add MCM 2007 to his existing MCM and MCA in 2003...
  • Please welcome Ryan Conrad, the new fearless Directory MCM/MCA leader :)

    Hi All, Please join me in welcoming Ryan Conrad to our Master / MCA team! Ryan will be driving the Directory programs for us, effective immediately, as it is time for Walter to focus on his day job J For those that don’t know, Walter has been pulling...