First year awarded:
Number of MVP Awards:
MCP, MCTS SharePoint, MCITP SQL Server, MCT, MVP

Donabel Santos



Donabel Santos just loves working with SQL Server. She's up for any SQL Server adventure - be it development, administration, reports, cubes - you name it! 

Donabel is the principal of QueryWorks Solutions, a consulting and training company in Vancouver BC, and is the lead instructor for SQL Server Administration, Development and SSIS courses at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). She has worn multiple hats while working with SQL Server, and has worked with numerous development, tuning and integration projects with ERPs, CRMs, SharePoint and other custom applications.

She is a proud member of PASS (Professional Association of SQL Server). She blogs (, tweets (@sqlbelle), speaks and presents (VANPASS, SQLSaturday, etc), trains (BCIT, QueryWorks Solutions), writes (Idera, SSWUG, etc), and connects ( 

Besides SQL Server, she has also worked with numerous SharePoint projects (installing, configuring, creating custom pages, branding, web parts, features, workflows) and general web development (X/HTML/CSS/jQuery/C#/ASP.NET/XML).