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Here are 70 Best SQL Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. SQLServerCentral Blog

SQLServerCentral Blog Denver, Colorado, US
SQLServerCentral is the #1 education & community site for SQL Server, featuring Articles, News, Forums, Q&A, Scripts, Tutorials & Book Reviews.
3.3K 14.1K 22 posts / week Get Email Contact More

2. SQL Authority Blog

SQL Authority Blog India
Pinal Dave is an SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and independent consultant with over 20 years of hands-on experience. His Blog covers latest news, and information on SQL Server Performance Tuning Issues.
Also in SQL Performance Blogs
74.1K 20.5K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

3. SQL Shack

SQL Shack Aliso Viejo, California, US
SQL Shack is a new SQL server blog with articles about database auditing, server performance, data recovery and more. Share SQL knowledge, help you learn about SQL and communicate with people from SQL world.
1.4K 4.6K 1 post / week Feb 2014 Get Email Contact More

4. Brent Ozar Blog

Brent Ozar Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
The Brent Ozar Unlimited® blog covers SQL server news and free SQL Server training tips about clustering, AlwaysOn, performance tuning, T-SQL, and more.
2.1K 34.5K 401 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

5. Glenn's SQL Server Performance Blog

Glenn's SQL Server Performance Blog Elizabeth, Colorado, US
Glenn's SQL Server Performance blog is focused on improving SQL Server performance and scalability.
9.5K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact More

6. SQL Server with Mr. Denny

SQL Server with Mr. Denny Newton, Massachusetts, US
Interesting tidbits about Microsoft SQL Server (and lots of other stuff about IT) that will help you build a rock solid database server and keep it running for many years to come.
166 4.3K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

7. Redgate Software Blog

Redgate Software Blog Cambridge, England, UK
Redgate makes ingeniously simple tools used by over 600,000 SQL Server, .NET, and Oracle professionals worldwide.
2.6K 18.5K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

8. EverSQL

EverSQL EverSQL is an online SQL query optimizer for developers and database administrators. EverSQL will automatically optimize MySQL, MariaDB, PerconaDB queries and suggest the optimal indexes to boost your query and database performance. 30,000 programmers already optimize SQL queries using EverSQL Query Optimizer.
464 3 posts / quarter May 2017 Get Email Contact More

9. Microsoft SQL Server Blog

Microsoft SQL Server Blog Redmond, Washington, US
A Microsoft SQL Server Blog. Learn how to unleash the power in your data and get the latest Microsoft SQL Server news, updates, and best practices from our Microsoft experts.
174K 700.6K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

10. Oracle | All Things SQL Blog

Oracle | All Things SQL Blog This is the Oracle SQL blog celebrating the joy and power of Oracle SQL with the Oracle Developer Advocate team. Follow to get daily Oracle SQL tips from the Oracle Developer Advocates for SQL.
263.5K 23.6K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

11. MSSQLTips | Latest SQL Server Tips

MSSQLTips | Latest SQL Server Tips US
MSSQLTips.com solves real-world problems and improves the careers of SQL Server DBAs, Developers, Business Intelligence Pros, and Cloud Pros with free tips, tutorials, webcasts, videos, and more. Check out the latest articles related to SQL Server.
5.5K 21.1K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

12. ThatJeffSmith

ThatJeffSmith Cary, North Carolina, US
ThatJeffSmith blog is about tips and tricks for Oracle SQL Developer, SQLcl, SQL Developer Data Modeler, and Oracle REST Data Services. My primary goal is to help you save time when working with Oracle Database. If I can ALSO make what you're currently doing a little more fun, then that's a big bonus for me.
Also in Oracle Blogs
15.3K 1 post / week May 2010 Get Email Contact More

13. SQL Server Geeks

SQL Server Geeks SQLServerGeeks is a community portal on Microsoft SQL Server. Led by SQL Server obsessives, SQLServerGeeks provides knowledge about SQL, Azure & related technologies through blogs, webcasts & in-person events.
14.7K 4K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

14. Ryan Adams Blog

Ryan Adams Blog Dallas, Texas, US
Ryan Adams Blog consists of SQL, Active Directory, Scripting.
1.6K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

15. Database Tutorials

Database Tutorials US
Database Tutorials features articles on MSSQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, DB2, Sybase, Teradata, Big Data, NOSQL, MongoDB, Couchbase, Cassandra, Windows, Linux and more...
Also in MySQL Blogs, PostgreSQL Blogs
15 1 post / day May 2018 Get Email Contact More

16. LearnSQL.com | SQL Blog

LearnSQL.com | SQL Blog All you need to learn SQL in one place. LearnSQL.com delivers you the most efficient way to learn SQL. We give you a full box of well-thought-out interactive SQL courses that are set up in easy-to-follow learning paths.
1K 2.8K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

17. Kendra Little's Blog on SQL Server

Kendra Little's Blog on SQL Server Portland, Oregon, US
Kendra Little writes about code, query optimization, and database management using Microsoft SQL Server. She specializes in indexes, TSQL, and doodling.
13.9K 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

18. A Shot of SQLEspresso

A Shot of SQLEspresso Chesapeake, Virginia, US
Monica Rathbun is a Microsoft MVP for Data Platform, VMWare vExpert, and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert. She has nearly two decades of experience working with a wide variety of database platforms with a focus on SQL Server and the Microsoft Data Platform. She is passionate about SQL Server and the SQL Server community and shares her thoughts & opinions on her blog SQLEspresso.
5.5K 2 posts / year Sep 2015 Get Email Contact More

19. Dirceu Resende

Dirceu Resende Brazil
Dirceu Resende is a education and community site for SQL Server in Brazil, featuring Articles, Videos, Live Broadcasts, Scripts & Tutorials.
468 676 3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

20. SQL Server DBA

SQL Server DBA London, England, UK
Learn about SQL Server DBA, SQL Server database performance,SQL Server optimisation,database tuning,t-sql,ssis,powershell.
895 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

21. IT Tutorials

IT Tutorials Istanbul, Turkey
English & Turkish Database, Application, Operating System, Network, Artifical Intelligence, Programming Languages Tutorials & Useful Scripts
140 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

22. All About SQL

All About SQL My launch pad area to discuss all things around MS Data Technologies.
318 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

23. SQL Undercover The Home of the Undercover DBAs

SQL Undercover The Home of the Undercover DBAs England, UK
The Undercover DBAs are a couple of database nerds who love nothing more than to spend their time, reading about, researching and sharing all things SQL.
47 268 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

24. SQLpassion Blog

SQLpassion Blog Vienna, Wien, Austria
Hi! I'm Klaus Aschenbrenner. With my company, SQLpassion, I provide high-quality SQL Server consulting services across Europe. I'm specialized in optimizing SQL Server installations, implementing performance improvements and high availability options, and provide consulting services across the whole SQL Server platform. I help people around the world to understand, implement, and run SQL Server installations in their environments.
2K 2.2K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

25. Straight Path Solutions - SQL Server Consulting

Straight Path Solutions - SQL Server Consulting New Hampshire, US
Straight Path Solutions is a team of SQL Server consultants with many years of experience and a drive to help clients succeed. They help you make your data and performance problems go away while teaching you tips and tricks to solve them on your.
211 4 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

26. A SQL Server Blog by - Mohammad Darab

A SQL Server Blog by - Mohammad Darab Washington, District of Columbia, US
This blog is all about SQL server. Mohammad Darab is SQL Server consultant.
1.1K 82 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

27. The SQL Herald

The SQL Herald Malvern, Pennsylvania, US
Hello, My name is Joey D'Antoni. The SQL Herald is a blog about SQL Server, Cloud Computing, and Enterprise IT. Follow to get the latest articles.
3.5K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

28. TomazTsql | Tomaz Doing BI & DEV With SQL Server & R

TomazTsql | Tomaz Doing BI & DEV With SQL Server & R Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tomaz Kastrun is a BI / DEV developer and data analyst. With more than 15 years of experience in the field of databases, business warehouses, and development, with a focus on T-SQL programming and query optimization. Follow this blog to get articles on BI & DEV with SQL Server and R, Python, Power BI, Azure, and beyond.
Also in R Programming Blogs
1.2K 1 post / month Jan 2015 Get Email Contact More

29. Paul Turley's SQL Server BI Blog

Paul Turley's SQL Server BI Blog Paul Turley sharing his experiences with thee Microsoft data platform, SQL Server BI, Data Modeling, SSAS Design, Power Pivot, Power BI, SSRS Advanced Design, Power BI, Dashboards & Visualization.
2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

30. SQL SERVER DBA and Azure

SQL SERVER DBA and Azure Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
This blog is to learn and share SQL DBA and Azure knowledge among people by Bandaru Ajeyudu
1 post / quarter Dec 2019 Get Email Contact More

31. SQL Server Fast Blog

SQL Server Fast Blog Almere Stad, Flevoland, Netherlands
Hi! I'm Hugo Kornelis. SQLServerFast is your online resource for SQL Server query tuning. I have spent the last years specializing in SQL Server development, with a specific deep specialization in query performance tuning. I have a broad understanding of SQL Server outside my main specialization, so I can also help with many related tasks.
2.1K 2 posts / month Jul 2006 Get Email Contact More

32. SQLZealots

SQLZealots My SQL Server Ramblings.
308 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

33. SqlBak Blog

SqlBak Blog New York, US
Allow systems administrators to maintain SQL Server databases from any place on the Earth.
2.1K 110 5 posts / month Get Email Contact More

34. Manish Sharma

Manish Sharma India
RebellionRider aims to provide all kinds of easy to understand tutorial videos on SQL, SQL Developer, PL/SQL and Oracle Database.
Also in SQL Youtube Channels
4.7K 1 post / month Jan 2014 Get Email Contact More


SQL TECH BLOG Dallas, Texas, US
SQL Tech Blog is a personal blog for Microsoft SQL Server database tips, tricks, training, events, news, and much more.
428 53 Get Email Contact More

36. Niko Neugebauer | SQL Server, Data Platform & Community

Niko Neugebauer | SQL Server, Data Platform & Community Portugal
Hi! My name is Niko Neugebauer and I am a Software Designer, living in Portugal. I work as a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. In recent years, I am being fascinated by data and its analysis. Especially I enjoy working with SQL Server & Azure SQL Database, which have become the main tool of my daily job. Read my blog covering articles about SQL server, columnstore, data platform & community.
3.4K 1 post / quarter Jan 2006 Get Email Contact More

37. SentryOne | SQLPerformance.com

SentryOne | SQLPerformance.com Charlotte, North Carolina, US
This blog delivers innovative and practical solutions for improving SQL Server performance. We're dedicated to covering the 'how' and 'why' of your performance conundrums. Our guidance will provide you with functional knowledge to improve performance whether or not you are in control of your database development.
1.8K 5.4K 19 posts / year Jul 2012 Get Email Contact More

38. {coding}Sight | Awesome blog for SQL Server and .NET Developers

{coding}Sight | Awesome blog for SQL Server and .NET Developers Mountain View, California, US
Codingsight is the learning platform for .NET developers, SQL Server DBAs, programmers, web specialists, and all who is involved in a software development
511 918 13 posts / year Get Email Contact More

39. Welcome To TechBrothersIT

Welcome To TechBrothersIT TechBrothersIT is the blog spot and a video (Youtube) Channel to learn and share Information, scenarios, real time examples about SQL Server, Transact-SQL (TSQL), SQL Server Database Administration (SQL DBA), Business Intelligence (BI), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Data Warehouse (DWH) Concepts, Microsoft Dynamics AX.
1.1K 50 30 posts / year Get Email Contact More

40. Thomas LaRock - Author, Speaker, Data Expert, and SQLRockstar

Thomas LaRock - Author, Speaker, Data Expert, and SQLRockstar Thomas LaRock is a Head Geek at SolarWinds and a Microsoft® Certified Master, SQL Server® MVP, VMware® vExpert, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer. He has over 15 years' experience in the IT industry in roles including programmer, developer, analyst, and database administrator.
1.9K 16.4K 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

41. Steven Feuerstein on Oracle PL/SQL

Steven Feuerstein on Oracle PL/SQL Chicago, Illinois, US
This blog is all about Oracle PL/SQL. PL/SQL Evangelist at Oracle Corporation Lives in Chicago, IL, United States.
9.3K Get Email Contact More

42. TroubleshootingSQL

TroubleshootingSQL Bangalore
This blog is explaining the bits and bytes of SQL Server and Azure.
1.1K 905 Get Email Contact More

43. SentryOne Team Blog

SentryOne Team Blog Charlotte, North Carolina, US
SentryOne empowers Microsoft data professionals to monitor, diagnose, and optimize performance across physical, virtual, and cloud resources.
1.6K 17 posts / year Get Email Contact More

44. Dave Bland

Dave Bland My blog about SQL Server and related technologies. My current position is as a Data Architect at Stericycle prior to that I supervised the Shared Services DBA team for 4 years. I have worked as a DBA in a number of industries including casino industry, insurance industry as well as the transportation industry.
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45. Database Research & Development Blog

Database Research & Development Blog Hyderabad, Telangana, India
I'm Anvesh Patel, a Database Engineer certified by Oracle and IBM. I'm working as a Database Architect, Database Optimizer, Database Administrator, Database Developer. Providing the best articles and solutions for different problems in the best manner through my blogs is my passion. I have more than six years of experience with various RDBMS products like MSSQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Greenplum and currently learning and doing research on BIGData and NoSQL technology.
17.1K 134 Get Email Contact More


SQL RNNR Jason Brimhall has 15 years of experience in IT and has worked with SQL Server starting with SQL Server 6.5. He has experience in performance tuning, high transaction environments, large environments, and VLDBs. He is currently a database architect and an MCITP for SQL 2008. You can read his articles on this blog.
1.8K 6 posts / year Get Email Contact More

47. Madhivanan's SQL Blog

Madhivanan's SQL Blog A blog to explore SQL.
275 Get Email Contact More

48. Improving my SQL BI Skills

Improving my SQL BI Skills New Delhi, Delhi, India
Blog by Pawan Kumar Khowal. T-SQL, SQL Server, MDX, DAX Specialist, Reporting Services (SSRS), Integration Services, Analysis Services (SSAS), Tabular Model.
1.3K 68 Get Email Contact More

49. MsSQLGirl

MsSQLGirl Redmond, Washington, US
Hi! I'm Julie Koesmarno (MsSQLGirl) - a blogger, a presenter, and a Program Manager in Azure Data at Microsoft. I currently work in the SQL Tools and Experiences team at Microsoft, as a Principal Program Manager. It's been an enormous opportunity for me to grow & sharpen my craft in a Program Management role at Microsoft, from my past consultant role. I have learned so much and am still learning from SQL Community. So this blog is one of my ways of sharing my knowledge and helping out the community.
4.7K Get Email Contact More

50. SQL with Manoj

SQL with Manoj India
This blog shares technical articles on SQL Server, TSQL, SQL, Database Development, Database Design, Data Warehousing, ETL, Unix, Linux and C (CPP).
1.4K 60 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

51. Technology with Vivek Johari

Technology with Vivek Johari India
Learn database in a simple and easy way.
162 184 Get Email Contact More

52. JBs Wiki

JBs Wiki 12 years in IT; development of conceptual, logical, and physical data models; data quality; SQL; performance tuning; replication; and solving object-relational mapping challenges; analysis of business and technical requirements, and mapping them to implementation strategies and design (system/application architecture).
4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

53. MyTechMantra

MyTechMantra US
SQL Server Articles, Tips, Tutorials, FAQs, News, White Papers etc with real world example to solve daily problems faced by DBAs, Developers, Business Intelligence Professional all for free.
1.1K 1K 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

54. Dinesh's Blog :::: Being Compiled ::::

Dinesh's Blog :::: Being Compiled :::: Microsoft SQL Server blog posts.
310 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

55. No Column Name

No Column Name London, England, UK
My learnings and thoughts on SQL Server and PowerShell.
1.6K 8 posts / year Get Email Contact More

56. SQLSoldier

SQLSoldier Manhattan, New York, US
SQLSoldier blog shares news related to SQL server.
6.4K Get Email Contact More

57. Ed Elliott's blog

Ed Elliott's blog London, England, UK
The focus of this blog try to help bring some of the more modern practices from development to the world of Sql Server development. Things like SSDT, source control and continuous integration.
813 Get Email Contact More

58. samirbehara | SQL Server

samirbehara | SQL Server Birmingham, Alabama, US
Samir Behara has a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and has been part of the IT Industry since he graduated in 2006. He has worked on large-scale enterprise applications involving complex business functions, web integration, and data management. Amidst working in a wide range of technologies his love for SQL Server is unchanged. He is passionate about developing his SQL skills, contributing to the SQL Server community, and keeping in pace with the new technologies and advancements.
595 Get Email Contact More

59. Essential SQL

Essential SQL This site is all about learning SQL Server. My goal is to help you understand SQL, so you can take your database skills to the next level!
30 posts / year Get Email Contact More

60. SQL Server Citation Blog

SQL Server Citation Blog Surat, Gujarat, India
Articles on SQL Administration, Configuration, Troubleshooting and HADR by Hemantgiri S Goswami. He is trained and experienced professionals in SQL Server database administration, performance tuning and database problem-solving.
2.1K 885 Get Email Contact More

61. Sql Governor Blog

Sql Governor Blog Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
SQL Governor helps companies to modernize their Microsoft data platforms and ease migration to the cloud. It offers an unbeatable, fact-based solution for managing and forecasting the SQL Server platform's capacity and performance. Follow our SQL Server blog to get the latest news and expert insights around SQL Server performance monitoring, capacity planning, optimization, and migration projects.
50 165 3 posts / year Get Email Contact More

62. SQLRx | The Daily Dose Blog

SQLRx | The Daily Dose Blog Dallas, Texas, US
SQLRx provides expertise and assistance to companies needing SQL Server Database Administration services and/or Performance Tuning Analysis assistance. The Daily Dose is a popular blog serving as Your Prescription for SQL Server. Join in as SQL Server experts help tackle some of your toughest SQL Server performance issues.
42 27 2 posts / year Get Email Contact More

63. Red9 Blog

Red9 Blog Alpharetta, Georgia, US
Your business depends on your Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure. We are the database services, support, or consulting firm you will need to provide SQL Services to your business. We take pride in learning about your SQL needs, sharing ideas we believe would help your business improve.
1 Get Email Contact More

64. All about SQLServer

All about SQLServer A blog about Microsoft SQL Server,Integration/Reporting/Analysis services,T-SQL,SQL Server XML/JSON/R,Microsoft Azure,Machine learning,Excel/Power BI.
97 31 Get Email Contact More

65. Prashanth Jayaram

Prashanth Jayaram Prashanth Jayaram is a DB Technology Enthusiast [SQL To NoSQL] & PowerShell Scripting, Author, Blogger, Operations-Mgr at CTS, Automation Expert, Technet WIKI Ninja, MVB and Powershell Geek.
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66. If Exists Blog

If Exists Blog Welcome to my blog, for SQL Server, PowerShell and other things
Jun 2019 Get Email Contact More

67. SQL Studies

SQL Studies This blog is to share some of the interesting bits and pieces I've either learned over the years or that I'm just now learning.
30 posts / year Get Email Contact More

68. Mindy Curnutt

Mindy Curnutt Dallas, Texas, US
SQL Server Performance Tuning, Consulting, Training and Remote DBA Services.
30 2.1K Get Email Contact More

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SQL Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering SQL. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Steve Jones - SSC Editor sqlservercentral.com/blogs 340
Brent Ozar brentozar.com/blog 158
Kenneth Fisher sqlstudies.com 104
Kris Wenzel essentialsql.com/blog 103
Pinal Dave blog.sqlauthority.com 89
Glenn Berry glennsqlperformance.com/glenns-blog 69
Kenneth.Fisher sqlservercentral.com/blogs 69
thatjeffsmith thatjeffsmith.com 67
Niko Neugebauer nikoport.com 65
Rajendra Gupta sqlshack.com 49
tomaztsql tomaztsql.wordpress.com 49
Denny Cherry dcac.co/author/admin 43
Gauri Mahajan sqlshack.com 41
Mehmet Salih Deveci ittutorial.org 39
Randolph West sqlservercentral.com/blogs 38
Dirceu Resende en.dirceuresende.com 34
BLOB EATER sqlservercentral.com/blogs 30
blobeater blobeater.blog 30
Vivek Janakiraman jbswiki.com 30
Grant Fritchey sqlservercentral.com/blogs 29
Nisarg Upadhyay sqlshack.com 29
Esat Erkec sqlshack.com 28
Faruk Erdem dbtut.com 27
Buğra PARLAYAN dbtut.com 26
Manish Sharma youtube.com/user/TheCodeMakers/videos 26
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SQL Blogs By Category

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Category No. of Blogs
MySQL Blogs 16
SQL Performance Blogs 15