Leadership Award from MSSQLTips.com

I've been writing for MSSQLTips.com for a dozen years. My first published tip was in April 2010, back when I thought Policy-Based Management (the feature formerly known as Declarative Management Framework) had a future:

Earlier this year, Jeremy and Greg reached out to me to congratulate me on a milestone; I was surprised to learn that I had reached the plateau of 200 tips. Today I received the commemorative award, and holy crap. This solid goblet is the Stanley Cup of community trophies – a giant. Not to belittle anything, but it absolutely towers over the MVP award:

I'm speechless, but thought I would share. And here's to 200 more tips!

Aaron Bertrand

I am a passionate technologist with industry experience dating back to Classic ASP and SQL Server 6.5. I am a long-time Microsoft MVP, write at SQLPerformance and MSSQLTips, and have had the honor of speaking at more conferences than I can remember. In non-tech life, I am a father of two, a huge hockey and football fan, and my pronouns are he/him.