Happy New Year 2020 from SQLNetHub!

Hi friends all around the world! Another year has gone by, incredibly fast, filled with many challenges, lots of creativity and much more! In a few hours, we are about to enter not only year 2020, but a whole new decade! I would like to personally thank you for choosing SQLNetHub as your source of … Read more…

SQLNetHub is an Experience

Back in 2008 I started “The SQL Server and .NET Blog” having as a mission to share my knowledge and experiences on SQL Server with you, the SQL Server Community. Throughout all these years, The SQL Server and .NET Blog was constantly evolving with new topics, and the most important, with new types of knowledge … Read more…

Selected Tweets and Retweets of 2017

Wow! Another year has passed! Another great year! Full of SQL Server power! Events, blogging, community building, software, webcasts, discussions, tweets, guest article writing, book writing, and more! Besides the intensive blogging and article writing, another major contribution this year, was the transformation of my blog “The SQL Server and .NET Hub” to the “SQLNetHub” portal. SQLNetHub … Read more…

Let’s Build Together a Great SQL Server and .NET Community

I have started SQLNetHub initially with the name “The SQL Server and .NET Blog” back in 2008 with a passion for SQL Server and the technical community. Today, 9 years later, after hundreds of articles, many webcasts, public speaking, and more, and with even more passion for SQL Server, Azure and related technologies, SQLNetHub is evolving … Read more…

I’m a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for the 9th Year!

Today is a very special day. I have just received a special email from Microsoft HQ, an email saying that I was awarded with the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award on Data Platform (SQL Server). Here’s a part of the email: ———————————– Dear Artemakis, We are once again pleased to present you with … Read more…

Selected Tweets of Year 2016!

Another year has passed…as always, full of everything! Events, blog posts, articles on well-known online SQL Server journals, software tools, and of course direct communication with you, my fellow SQL Server community members, via all available online and offline channels! This year was very important for me. Besides my blogs and user group events, I … Read more…

I’m a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for the 8th Year!

Just got the magic email from Microsoft saying: Dear Artemakis Artemiou, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2016 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 Data Platform technical communities during … Read more…

Selected Tweets of Year 2015!

Another year has passed…as always, full of everything! Events, articles, direct communication with you, my fellow SQL Server community members, via different online and offline channels, software and book releases and many other activities! Among my blog and journal articles, user group/conference events, tweets and software and book releases, I feel that two of my … Read more…

Microsoft SQL Server MVP for the 7th Year in a Row!

Today, a while ago, I have received that special email from Microsoft informing me that I was awarded with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award: Dear Artemakis Artemiou, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2015 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their … Read more…

Selected Tweets of Year 2014!

So here I am, writing the last post for 2014! Don’t worry new posts for 2015 are coming up soon! 🙂 With only few hours left to welcome the new year, my thoughts go back deep into 2014 trying recollect the highlights of this year through my personal aspect. Beyond the personal highlights I would … Read more…

CY Hackathon Nov 29-30 2014: A Short Review

On the weekend of Nov 29-30, Windows CY Hackathon took place in Cyprus. The contestants had almost two days to develop a universal application for Windows Store and Windows Phone. They were given an open data API that they had to use. Beyond that, everything was up to their imagination which as their presentations proved, … Read more…

The Role of Technical Communities

Everything in our world is governed by technology. From large corporations to small stores and simple individuals, everyone uses a computational system for performing the most complex or even the simplest task. Even though the level of technology’s involvement in our lives can be characterized by many as a controversial topic, it is a fact … Read more…