SQLAuthority News – 3 Year Old Blog – PASS Summit 2009 – 10.5 Million Views

This blog has reached a remarkable milestone. It is 3 years old today. So far, there have been more than 10.5 million views on this blog and more than 1140 articles. It is really exciting that on this very important day, I am attending my very first SQL PASS in Seattle. The feeling and excitement to attend the very first summit cannot be put into words. I have been waiting to attend this summit for almost a year now, and today this dream is materializing with my blog’s “birthday.”

You can read all of my articles written thus far here. I will keep you updated with my daily activities at SQL PASS. You can follow me on twitter as well, where I update my status on the same.

Thanks again for staying with me to make this blog a community event as well. Surprisingly, first November has always been a significant day in my life. In fact, three years ago when I started writing, I never thought of reaching this milestone.

1st Nov 2009 – At my very first SQL PASS Summit, Seattle 2009
1st Nov 2008 – Ended my 1 year Outsourcing Manager contract and planned to join SolidQ
1st Nov 2007 – Left USA after 7 years and headed back to India as a permanent resident
1st Nov 2006 – Birth of  SQLAuthority.com

My humble and sincere thanks to the almighty and my family for their unconditional support.

I have got lots of request for photos of Shaivi Pinal Dave (my daughter). Here are few photos.

SQLAuthority News - 3 Year Old Blog - PASS Summit 2009 - 10.5 Million Views Shaivi1
Nupur, Shaivi and Pinal
SQLAuthority News - 3 Year Old Blog - PASS Summit 2009 - 10.5 Million Views Shaivi2
Shaivi Dave

Here is the photos of my current superiors (boss!). Thank you very much to you as well. Following photos is taken just 2 hour before this blog post in Sheraton Lobby Downtown Seattle.

SQLAuthority News - 3 Year Old Blog - PASS Summit 2009 - 10.5 Million Views Boss

Please note : Though this post is meant to be posted for 1st Nov India time. However, as I am in USA and due to time difference of 13.5 hours, it is posted on 1st Nov US time, which translates as 2nd Nov India time.

Reference: Pinal Dave (https://blog.sqlauthority.com)


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13 Comments. Leave new

  • Happy B’day SQLAuthority!!

  • Vijaya Kadiyala
    November 2, 2009 7:51 am

    Great going buddy..and congratulation on your new role ;)

  • Vijaya Kadiyala
    November 2, 2009 7:55 am

    My first comment is not really differentfor this great day in SQL Server community!!..so here is a comment which is totally different and you need to run in SQL Sever :D

    USE SQLAuthority
    REVERSE(‘elor wen ruoy no noitalutargnoc dna..yddub gniog taerG’)

    Hope you will not find any performance issues with my query ;)

  • Many Congrats !!!!!!!

    Shows how hard you work in these 4 years, inspiration to all of us.

  • Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. Pinalbhai & SqlAuthority deserve it !!

  • Congratulations.

    It is really nice journey with you and we can get lots and lots of knowledge from this BLOG.

    Readers will be more and more and more…

    BLOG content are simple so anyone can understand it easily.


  • Hearty Congratulations and may this blog continue to enlighten us with invaluable information for ages to come. This blog truly rocks. :)

  • Hey, thats great! Congrats Pinal ! :)

  • Happy Anniversary SQL Authority!

  • Congratulations, sir! That’s a couple of great milestones – both the daughter and the blog. :-D

  • Congratulations Sir,

    I think your explanation is amazing for all the topics
    so,That blog will grow and grow more in future………..

  • Imran Mohammed
    November 4, 2009 8:22 am

    ~ Congracts.

    Great Milestone achieved.


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