LearnKey Produces Training Solutions Featuring Noted Microsoft SQL Server Expert


Wayne Snyder, Mariner Distinguished Architect, Featured in Globally Distributed Training Solution and Webinar Preview

March 2, 2011 - St. George, UT and Charlotte, NC - Wayne Snyder, noted Microsoft SQL Server Expert, Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP), and Mariner Distinguished Architect, has partnered with LearnKey, a global provider of technology based training solutions to produce - the SQL Server online training video entitled, "SQL Server 2008 Implementation and Maintenance." LearnKey will highlight the course in a webinar Wednesday, March 23rd at 1 p.m. ET.

Snyder, one of the industry's most experienced and knowledgeable SQL Server professionals, has been presenting LearnKey's self-paced training SQL Server courseware for 12 years. In the training, Snyder leads participants through product-focused database specialization and delivers the knowledge required for reaching several unique Microsoft-specific certifications. Watch Snyder's comments about SQL Server 2008 in this brief clip.

"Wayne provides a level of expertise that brings tremendous value to our customized training solutions," said Melissa Miller, Marketing Manager at LearnKey.

"The LearnKey videos provide a platform for me to share - on a very broad level - what I've learned over the course of my career and more importantly, how to stay on top of the latest technology," said Snyder. "LearnKey's segments help developers quickly grasp what is necessary to understand the technology, to attain certifications that may help them reach career goals and to make the technology work for their organizations."

Snyder gains hands-on implementation experience as Distinguished Architect for Mariner, a leading Microsoft Gold Partner providing business intelligence, data warehousing, business scorecards and performance dashboards that improve the productivity and decision making for organizations.

Snyder, will lead the March 23rd webinar and provide information about SQL Server R2, the training video's content and answer questions from the audience. Participants can "Ask the Advisor" by emailing questions to info@mariner-usa.com that Wayne will answer during the session. Snyder has also authored a white paper entitled "Why Upgrade to SQL 2008 R2 for DBAs" that will be available to participants. Information about this and other LearnKey solutions featuring Mr. Snyder is available at www.learnkey.com.

Wayne Snyder is Mariner's Distinguished Architect. His experience and expertise make him one of the most sought out database experts. He has more than 30 years of experience and is a long-time Microsoft Most Valued Professional. Wayne worked directly with Microsoft's product team in the pre-release of SQL Server 2005-based data warehouse and has led the development of comprehensive business intelligence architectures for Fortune 1000 companies. He regularly contributes as a technical writer for to SQL Server publications and co-wrote Wrox SQL 2008 Professional Database Administration. Wayne is also the leading SQL Server trainer for LearnKey, a global provider of self-paced online and offline training. Wayne is the former president of the Professional Association of SQL Server (www.sqlpass.org), manages a website dedicated to SQL Server (msbicentral.com) and is an active member, leader and speaker in the SQL Server Community. Connect with Wayne on LinkedIn or follow him on @SQLWayne on Twitter.


About LearnKey:

Established in 1987, LearnKey is a premier global provider of self-paced online and offline training solutions for corporate, education, government and personal users. Recently partnering with ExamForce into the LearnForce Partners LLC, LearnKey has more than three decades of learning and testing experience. LearnKey produces interactive, easy to use and flexible learning solutions that are accessible anywhere, anytime.

LearnKey is a CompTIA, Microsoft, CIW, and Certiport partner. LearnKey produces multi-media learning, compatible workbooks and study guides. Course concentration areas include Networking, IT Technical, Web & Graphic Design, Leadership, Management, Safety and Compliance, Medical CE, K12 and Character Development. ExamForce, LearnKey and Lambers are Divisions of LearnForce Partners, LLC.


About Mariner:

For more than a decade, Mariner has helped clients in the education, utility, healthcare and other industries organize, use and share data to improve productivity, collaboration and decision making. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with specializations in Business Intelligence and Data Platform Solutions, Mariner leads organizations in translating strategy into action. The company's mission is to help clients achieve financial and operational goals by making improvements in organizational alignment - from senior managers to front line workers. By adhering to its mission, Mariner has emerged at the forefront of performance-based, improvement-centered technology solutions. Mariner's success in helping clients to leverage their data through the use of business intelligence, data warehousing, business scorecards and performance management dashboards, it has earned recognition as Microsoft's 2010 US Public Sector K12 Education Partner of the Year, TDWI's 2009 Best Practices Implementation Partner Award Winner and Microsoft's 2008 Worldwide Partner of the Year in Performance Management Solutions. Mariner-Insight to Achieve. www.mariner-usa.com.

For additional information:
Contact Melissa Miller, Marketing Manager, LearnKey
Tel. 800.865.0165
Email mmiller@learnkey.com

Contact Sally Phillips, Director of Marketing, Mariner
Tel. 704.943.5222
Email sally.phillips@mariner-usa.com

Product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.