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Ep. 60, Maximizing community engagement with sqldbawithabeard


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Rob SewellCloud and data center MVPBlog

Aired April 17, 2023 | 72 min

We have Rob "sqldbawithabeard" Sewell with us for this episode. He provides insights into the changes made to dbachecks and discusses the importance of community involvement, mentorship, and the impact of dbatools. We also delve into the exciting upcoming events, such as psconfeu and data Saturdays. Additionally, Rob shares his innovative approach to automating the process of finding speakers for events, streamlining the planning and organization of future gatherings.

Meet our guest

Rob Sewell

Rob was a SQL Server DBA with a passion for PowerShell, Azure, Automation, and SQL (PaaS geddit?). Now, he helps people make things. He's a cloud and data center MVP and a data platform MVP, SQLBits committee member, and PSConf EU organizer.

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Meet the hosts

Andrew Pla

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Andrew Pla, a seasoned IT professional with over 10 years of experience, has spent the last 5 years mastering PowerShell. An ardent member of the PowerShell community and a Microsoft MVP, he loves sharing his knowledge and leveraging automation to solve complex problems. You can always find him connecting with others on the PDQ Discord and troubleshooting, with the firm belief that a problem shared is a problem halved.

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Jordan Hammond

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Jordan Hammond spent years as an exchange server administrator. One day, it dawned on him that he could automate many of those mundane tasks using PowerShell. And just like that, his journey into PowerShell began. Jordan has spent the past several years working at PDQ perfecting his automation and PowerShell skills.

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