Professional development

Manvendra Singh

SQL Server Interview questions and answers

October 25, 2021 by

This article will help you to learn and prepare SQL Server interview questions and answers. If you are looking for a job change or want to improve your interview skills, then you must go through with this article along with questions & answers given in this article. I have tried to answer each question in a very precise manner which most interviewers want to listen to these days.

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Manvendra Singh

SQL Interview questions and answers

October 20, 2021 by

This article will walk you through some SQL interview questions and answers to help you with a job change or if you want to improve your interview skills. I have also tried to attach supporting articles for each question to help you learn more in-depth about the specified topics. I tried to answer each question in a very precise manner which most the interviewers want to listen to these days. If you want to learn more about the topic asked, you can visit the attached link given for that question.

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Aveek Das
AWS Certifications - AWS CCP

Preparing for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CCP) exam

March 1, 2021 by

In this article, I am going to discuss the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Cloud Computing is one of the most fast-moving technologies in today’s world. With the rising demand for cloud computing platforms, more and more companies have already started using the cloud or are in the process of moving their infrastructure to the cloud. When the question of cloud vendors comes in, AWS is mostly preferred by major companies, also Azure is on the second list after AWS. With this demand, companies also continuously look for talented individuals who can help them lift and shift their infrastructure all already advise them with their existing cloud infrastructure.

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Ahmad Yaseen

Data Engineer Interview Questions and Answers: SQL Workload Migration to Microsoft Azure Database Platforms

August 13, 2020 by

In this article, we will discuss a number of questions that you may face when being interviewed to a Microsoft Azure Data Engineer position. These questions will focus on the process of migrating the SQL Server databases from the on-premises instances to the Microsoft Azure database services.

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Daniel Calbimonte
SQL Certification list

SQL Certifications

August 7, 2020 by


Many people ask me how to get the Microsoft SQL Certification. SQL Server has a lot of certifications and specializations. In this article, we will provide an introduction to each of them and provide some tips related. At the time of this publication, we are under the Coronavirus era. Many people are at home with free time. Instead of watching all the bad COVID 19 news, it is a great idea to earn a new certification.

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Bojan Petrovic

How to markup, annotate content like a boss

December 5, 2018 by


As a writer and content creator, I often use annotation and drawing markup tools to add value to the content I’m creating. You might not think of it as a big deal, but the human brain processes visuals 60,000 times faster than text. Is it true? Probably not. There’s no scientific evidence to back up this figure. However, it’s a fact that humans process visual data better. Therefore, I always try to deliver helpful, value-added content with a lot of visuals suitable for easy reading and understanding.

Ed Pollack

Everything you wanted to know about SQL Saturday (but were afraid to ask)

February 7, 2018 by


Technical training is an important part of our careers. Meeting professionals, learning about new technologies, and making the most of the time and resources that we have can make a profound difference on the work that we do.

SQLSaturday provides a quality, inexpensive, and fun way to learn and get involved in the SQL Server community. It is a free, full day of technical presentations from experts that will travel from around the world to help make these events a success!

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Samir Behara

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 – Preparing for Exam 70-461

September 8, 2017 by
In today’s competitive world, technical certifications play an important role in advancing your career. It is a great way to validate and sharpen your technical skills, thus helping you in being more productive in your assignments. It also helps you to stand out from the crowd and get more visibility. A few months back I decided to appear the Microsoft Exam 70-461: Querying SQL Server 2012/2014 and was able to successfully pass the exam. Read more »
Samir Behara

Microsoft Build Conference 2017 – Recap for SQL Developers

May 29, 2017 by

The annual developer Microsoft Build Conference was held at the Washington State Conference Center in Seattle during May 10-12, 2017. The event had over 5,000 attendees and received a lot of love from the technical community. There were a number of announcements made during this 3-day conference, and in this article I will recap my learnings from a SQL Developer perspective. In the Data Platform, there were a number of new innovations, products and capabilities announced and a lot of emphasis was on using data to fundamentally transform your business. There was focus around serving Artificial Intelligence with Data, which seemed to me to be the future of Data Platform.

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Ahmad Yaseen

My journey to PASS Summit 2016 via SQL Shack

October 3, 2016 by

My name is Ahmad Yaseen and I am a senior SQL Server database administrator at Aramex International Company for more than six years, where I started building my experience in the SQL Server administration field. Being a SQL Server Database administrator in such big company is not that easy, as the difficulties that you may face is not only at the beginning. What makes the DBA job special is that it is a very deep job, in which you will learn new things, have to solve new problems, fall in strange situations and be under pressure every day, but it is an interesting job for me.

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Ed Pollack

Planning a SQL Server conference – Diving into the details

September 19, 2016 by

Many of us have been given the opportunity to run or help plan a SQL Saturday or another SQL Server event. This conclusion will dig much deeper into the nitty-gritty, such as planning food and budgeting. No two events are the same, and as such, not everything here will be the same for you. Consider these experiences a tool and list of ideas to pull from when deciding how to structure, divide, and conquer your conference!

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