Skip to content

Today’s Link: How To Become a Microsoft MVP

August 21, 2009

So what does it take to be a Microsoft MVP? We’ve been hearing lots of things about this program – some bad, some good. But, how can you be one?

Paul Randal (Blog | Twitter) has answered one of the most asked questions in the IT community: “How to become an MVP”.

Microsoft defines an MVP as  “exceptional technical community leader… awarded for voluntarily sharing [his] quality, real world expertise in offline and online technical communities.” [MVP Site]

Essentially,  as Paul puts it,  “Becoming an MVP doesn’t mean compulsively answering every question on the SQL Server forums, or blogging huge amounts of stuff that others have already covered – but it doesn mean you have to get out there an interact with the community – it’s all about the community.”

Well read his full post here. This goes beyond the usual “it depends” answer.

kick it on


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

  • Archives

  • RSS SQLServerPedia

  • RSS SQL Crunch – Hot SQL Links

  • My Bookmarks

  • Business Career DBA Tool Events free ebook Humor IT News Members Only Microsoft MySQL Operating System Oracle Personal Reporting Services SQL Server SQLServerPedia Syndication SSC SSIS TSQL Tutorial Uncategorized Video

  • Software Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory
  • %d bloggers like this: