The Master Blog

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

December, 2009

  • Updated SQL 2008 MCM Pre-reading list

    David Ikeda and I have updated the SQL Server 2008 MCM Pre-reading list based on the last training rotation we conducted last October. You can download the PDF here. As a seasoned SQL Server professional, ideally you'll already have read some, if not...
  • Announcing the newest members of the SharePoint MCM Community!

    Greetings everyone. SharePoint MCM Rotation 4 wrapped up a little over two weeks ago, and the final results are in. R4 was my first rotation as PM, and it was an enormously rewarding experience to work with our phenomenal instructor team and a talented...
  • New SQL MCM Announcement from Microsoft Services, Hungary

    New SQL Server 2008 MCMs keep rolling in (I expect to announce a few more over the next month or two). Please meet our latest SQL 2008 MCM, Illés Eszterhás: Illés Eszterhás , Architect at Microsoft . Illés has worked for Microsoft for 11 years, starting...
  • And the SQL MCM numbers keep rising...

    We have another new SQL MCM I'd like to announce! Please meet Pam Lahoud: Pam Lahoud , Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft . Pam Lahoud is specializes in SQL Server Performance Tuning and optimization in the New York City area. She has been...
  • Even more SQL MCMs to announce…

    Two more SQL MCM announcements to announce! Please meet Frans van der Geer (new SQL 2008 MCM) and Christian Bolton (existing SQL 2005 MCM/MCA and now a SQL 2008 MCM): Frans van der Geer , software architect at VX Company in the Netherlands . Frans has...