Donabel Santos

Donabel Santos

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Donabel Santos (SQL Server MVP) is a business intelligence architect, trainer/instructor, consultant, author, and principal at QueryWorks Solutions (, based in Vancouver, Canada. She works primarily with SQL Server for database/data warehouse, reporting, and ETL solutions. She scripts and automates tasks with T-SQL and PowerShell and creates corporate dashboards and visualizations with Tableau and Power BI.

She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and an accredited Tableau trainer. She provides consulting and corporate training to clients and also conducts some of Tableau's fundamental and advanced classes in Canada. She is the lead instructor for SQL Server and Tableau (Visual Analytics) courses at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Part-time Studies (PTS).

She is a self-professed data geek. Her idea of fun is working with data, SQL Server, PowerShell, and Tableau. She authored two books from Packt Publishing: SQL Server 2012 with PowerShell v3 Cookbook, and PowerShell and SQL Server Essentials. She has also contributed to PowerShell Deep Dives, Manning Publications. She blogs at and tweets at @sqlbelle.

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