[TiDB Community Honors] The Scorching Summer Brings July MVA & MOA!

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Original topic: 【TiDB 社区荣誉】炎炎夏日里,七月 MVA & MOA 来啦!

| username: 社区小助手

:leaves: It’s that time of the year again when the sound of air conditioners and cicadas herald the height of summer. In July, we welcomed 4 MVAs and 1 MOA.

MOA

July MOA: @pepezzzz

Personal Introduction:

POC Expert, East China Region, PingCAP

MOA Declaration:

Sharing helps everyone progress together.

Evangelism Track:

@pepezzzz

Contributed 10 technical articles

MVA

July MVA: @HappyUncle

Personal Introduction:

Huan Liu, Backend Developer at JD Cloud Database, currently engaged in cloud database and cloud-native database development.

MVA Declaration:

I was surprised to be named MVA. My original intention of publishing articles in the TUG community was just to share some of my learning experiences. I didn’t expect to receive such an honor. I am very grateful for the recognition from the TUG community. I will continue to work hard and contribute more to the TUG community.

Evangelism Track:

@HappyUncle

Contributed 3 technical articles

Type of Evangelism Evangelism Record
Article Graceful Shutdown of TiDB
Article TiProxy Principles and Implementation
Article TiProxy First Look

July MVA: @有猫万事足

Personal Introduction:

有猫万事足, Java Developer, Database Enthusiast

MVA Declaration:

TiDB is a powerful product, and PingCAP is doing something great. I hope to contribute my strength to this process.

Evangelism Track:

@有猫万事足

Contributed 4 technical articles

July MVA: @ShawnYan

Personal Introduction:

Shao An, TiExplorer, TiDB Community Evangelist Committee Member.

MVA Declaration:

Continuously output high-quality TiDB column articles

Evangelism Track:

@ShawnYan

Contributed 3 technical articles

July MVA: @Raymond

Personal Introduction:

Open-source database enthusiast, loyal TiDB fan

MVA Declaration:

Continue to work hard to learn TiDB and progress together with everyone

Evangelism Track:

@Raymond

Contributed 3 technical articles

:tada: :tada: :tada: Congratulations to the above teachers for winning the TiDB Community July MVA & MOA honorary titles~

What are MVA & MOA?

MVA (Most Valuable Advocate) and MOA (Most Outstanding Advocate) are technical evangelists emerging in the TiDB community. They share high-quality talks and write high-quality technical articles in fields such as TiDB, cutting-edge database and big data technology, and popular technical topics, engaging in peer learning with community members. They are recognized as TiDB technology pioneers and leaders by the TiDB community, enjoying the highest community honors and benefits.

How to become an MVA & MOA?

MVA

Contribute 3 or more multi-dimensional contributions to the TiDB community within a year (calendar year) and pass the review by the Evangelist Committee to be elected as the annual MVA of the TiDB community.

MOA

Contribute 10 or more multi-dimensional contributions to the TiDB community within a year (calendar year) and pass the review by the Evangelist Committee to be elected as the annual MOA of the TiDB community.

Multi-dimensional contributions include:

Ti Can Speak:

  • Serve as a speaker at TiDB community events online or offline
  • Participate in other community events online or offline and speak about TiDB products or the TiDB community
  • Represent the TiDB community in external presentations
  • Teach TiDB public courses as a certified instructor
  • Participate as a special guest in moderator exchange meetings

Ti Can Write:

  • Publish technical articles related to TiDB
    • Requirements: 1500+ words, complete structure, clearly explain technical points

What are the benefits of MVA & MOA?

MVA Benefits:

  1. Exclusive CPU keychain for TiDB technical evangelists
  2. Experience points & points reward of 300 points
  3. Customized MVA plaque
  4. Peripheral gifts
  5. New course beta qualification (exempt from review)
  6. Devcon ticket (single ticket)

MOA Benefits:

  1. Experience points & points reward of 500 points
  2. Customized MOA plaque
  3. Holiday gift box
  4. One PCTP certification exam
  5. Community peripheral blind box 5-piece set
  6. New course beta qualification (exempt from review)
  7. Community event speaker
  8. Devcon ticket (multiple tickets)

Appendix: 2023 MOA & MVA Honor Roll

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Respect to the experts.

| username: redgame | Original post link

Respect to the experts.

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Worshiping and admiring :grinning: Keep learning