Here’s the cruisers who took part in our inaugural sailing:
Andrew Dykstra (@MrAndrewDykstra) – SQL Server DBA in Colorado Springs, CO.
Crystal Manson (Blog – @CrysManson) – SQL Server DBA from Washington whose hobbies include photography, exercising, reading, and all things geeky and nerdy.
Dave Levy (Blog – @Dave_Levy) – database administrator for CDW out of Chicago, IL.
Diane McNurlan – (Blog – @SQLDevGal) – SQL Server developer in Southern California and self-professed “database girl geek.”
Erin Stellato (@ErinStellato) – DBA for a software company in Ohio. One of the free cruise winners sponsored by SQL Sentry – check out her contest entry video.
Jorge Segarra (Blog – @SQLChicken) – Database administrator from Florida and founder of SQL University. One of the free cruise winners sponsored by SQL Sentry – check out his contest entry video.
Karen Lopez (Blog – @DataChick) – database consultant and founder of InfoAdvisors out of Toronto.
Kendra Little (Blog – @Kendra_Little) – DBA from Seattle, WA who’s a MotoGP fan, Kindle reader, and chief protector of a Giant Flemish Rabbit. Unfortunately, Kendra wasn’t able to make it onto the boat due to a last-minute emergency.
Matt Velic (Blog – @MVelic) – accidental DBA for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. One of the free cruise winners sponsored by SQL Sentry – check out his contest entry video.
Mike Reigler (@RMikeReigler) – software developer in DeWitt, Michigan who works with SQL Server, C#, WPF, and VFP.
Noel McKinney (@NoelMcKinney) – Chicago database consultant, founder of The Constant Group, and VP of Engineering & Development at Insignis.
Rebecca Mitchell (Blog – @SQLPrincess) – SQL Server DBA and amateur radio operator out of Colorado Springs, Colorado. One of the free cruise winners sponsored by SQL Sentry – check out her contest entry poem.
Ryan Malcom (@RMalcom) – IT professional in the Seattle area.
Wayne Starnes (Radio callsign @KU4V) – (@KU4V) DBA/IT Professional, Amateur Radio operator, and founder of Business Technology Integrators based in Cary, NC.
Yanni Smith (Blog – @YanniSmith) – database team lead at AllRecipes.com in downtown Seattle.
And we can’t mention the 2010 cruisers without pointing out that the women absolutely dominated the contests. Here’s the winners of our sponsored netbook giveaways:
SQLCruise 2010 Laptop Winners