Became “SAGE” in

Monday, July 13, 2009 |

Saturday 11th July 2009 was really memorable day for me. I had an achievement in my personal as well as professional life.

I got married on 11th July 2008 and last Saturday I have completed one year with my beautiful wife who used to encourage me all the time to help community more and more.

One more achievement was that, I became “SAGE” in MS SQL SERVER zone in “SAGE” is really one of the prestigious awards and I am proudly say that I have achieved it in just 3 months and 10 days.

I have joined on 26th March 09 but actively started participating by 1st April 2009 with 0 points. Right now I am about to complete 800,000 points in Out of which I have more than 500,000+ points in MS SQL SERVER zone because of which I have been awarded with “SAGE” certificate in MS SQL Server zone. Apart from “SAGE” certificates, I have achieved few more certificates in You can have a look at my profile in EE at:

In this wonderful moment I would like to thanks to my wife, parents and few of my friends in technical fields (Pinal Dave and Bihag Thaker) who always encourage me to achieve more and more, help community more and more. Apart from all these person, how can I forget my blog reader? You are really wonderful people and always send me suggestions for improvement. BIG THANK TO YOU ALL.

Hope to have co-operation from all of you and blessings as well in future and I promise that I will do my best to help community.

Thank you very much once again.


Reference: Ritesh Shah
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Pinal Dave said...

congratulations Ritesh. Many congratulations to you for having wedding anniversary and becoming Sage.

It some time takes a year for expert to reach to that level.

Ritesh Shah said...

Thank you very much Pinal, This is all because of your kind co-operation and inspiration.