About John Sansom

I’m a Microsoft Certified Master(MCM) of SQL Server. I’ve been working with database technology in a variety of flavors for over fifteen years. I absolutely love what I do and genuinely feel privileged to be a part of our tremendous technology community. Got a question about SQL Server or being a DBA? Ask me!


  1. venkataphani says:

    information that you provided here is very useful to me.
    Thanks a lot.

  2. I recommend Tech Help Centre techhelpcentre.com. The SQL forums are here http://www.techhelpcentre.com/forumdisplay.php?f=191

  3. good stuff. Keep it up.

    Thank you.

  4. An update if you’re interested

    There is now http://dba.stackexchange.com/ which is a sister site of StackOverflow. This covers, DBA, Advanced SQL, Optimisers, BI, NoSQL, etc

  5. shyamaprasad sarkar says:

    Good Post. Another very useful blog site is http://blog.sqlauthority.com/

    • You’re absolutely right! Pinal has an awesome blog and I have been a regular reader myself for quite some time. It would be awesome to host a guest post from him…

  6. Vinay Kumar Gandla says:

    Can anyone please suggest me a book for MS SQL SERVER DBA ,it should contain basics to advanced topics..please help me
    I am a beginner

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