Jeff Moden wins Exceptional DBA Award 2011

The judges have judged…the SQL Server community votes have been counted…and we’re delighted to announce that the winner of the Exceptional DBA Award 2011 is:

Jeff Moden
Lead application DBA and data architect
DiscoverReady LLC

Huge thanks to everyone who voted – and congratulations to Jeff!

Speaking about his award, Jeff said, “I never set out to win this award…I just didn’t think there was a chance and no, that’s not false humility. Yet, thanks to the thoughtfulness of an unknown number of people, here I am…going to SQL PASS as the winner of a worldwide contest to choose an exceptional DBA. This is a lifetime achievement come early for me.”

To find out more about Jeff’s experiences and achievements as a DBA, read the interview he gave at SQLServerCentral.

If you’re coming along to SQL Pass this year, why not join us for the Exceptional DBA Awards Party? As well as helping Jeff celebrate his achievement, there will be a chance to win lots of great prizes at our casino. Tickets are $20 per person – book yours now.

Congratulations again to Jeff – and we look forward to seeing lots of you at the Awards party!