In the afternoon around 5pm a new email was added to my inbox saying:
Dear Artemakis Artemiou,
Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2013 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.
Now if the above email isn’t amazing then I don’t know what is! 🙂
I feel very honored and happy receiving the MVP Award for one more year. I also feel very proud with being an active member of the SQL Server community thus exchanging knowledge with fellow community members mainly passionate with SQL Server!
My promise is that I will continue doing my best and exchange with you as much as technical knowledge possible, via all the available channels, thus contributing to an even more powerful SQL Server community.
I would like to thank Microsoft for strongly and continuously supporting the technical communities around the globe!
Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Author, a 9 Times Microsoft Data Platform MVP (2009-2018) and a Udemy Instructor. He has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry in various roles. Artemakis is the founder of SQLNetHub and TechHowTos.com. Artemakis is the creator of the well-known software tools Snippets Generator and DBA Security Advisor. Also, he is the author of many eBooks on SQL Server. Artemakis currently serves as the President of the Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) and the International .NET Association Country Leader for Cyprus (INETA). Moreover, Artemakis teaches on Udemy, you can check his courses here.