Thursday, April 1, 2010

Congratulations 2010 Microsoft MVP!‏

Today is a very special day! I am proud to announce that I received the MVP award for the second time in a row!


Dear Artemakis Artemiou,

Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2010 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in SQL Server technical communities during the past year.


Once again, I would like to thank all the SQL Server community members for making this community a great place for exchanging knowledge and exploring the real potentials of SQL Server and its related technologies! It is awesome being part of this community!

Also, many thanks to Microsoft for strongly supporting the technical communities around the globe!

I would also like to thank the SQL Server Product Group for developing such great technologies and everyone involved in the MVP Award Program.

On my end, as I did last year, I promise that I will keep on doing my best regarding my involvement in the SQL Server community and keep on sharing knowledge!!!
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Artemakis Artemiou [MVP]

Author & Editor

Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Software Developer and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He is also an author, regular blogger, president of Cyprus.NET User Group and CY Country leader of INETA-EU. He is also the creator of DBA Security Advisor and In-Memory OLTP Simulator. Artemakis is a frequent guest author of worldwide well-respected online journals where he writes articles focusing on many SQL Server topics.

Reference: The SQL Server and .NET Hub (