Hello There!

I'm Josh Burns.

I'm a SQL Server DBA and YouTuber.

I make SQL Server as fast and reliable as possible.

I've worked with Fortune 500 companies and top-tier organizations like Stanford University, Oracle, and CBRE to name a few.

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About Josh

After graduating from EKU with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Sciences in 2013, Josh relentlessly pursued a career in SQL Server Database Administration while adding various streams of income.

Since then, he has worked with Fortune 500 companies and well-known organizations such as Oracle, Stanford University, and CBRE.

Josh is the highest-earning and highest-rated SQL Server DBA freelancer on Upwork, with over $867,000 earned since 2016. He's an expert-vetted freelancer, which represents the top 1% of freelancers on Upwork.

His YouTube channel, Josh Burns Tech, has garnered over 109,000 subscribers and more than 5.5 million views. The channel helps people become top-rated freelancers and live a life that is free of financial and job-related stress.

Josh has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Upwork, and Eastern Kentucky University. He also spoke to over 100 high-level executives at Upwork's Executive Summit in 2022.

In his free time, Josh enjoys the peaceful life on his 38-acre farm in rural central Kentucky with his wife, three horses (Gator/Khan/Holmes), three dogs (Clark/Simba/Piper), two cats (Marvel/Redmon), and a donkey (Maggie).


Do you have a slow SQL Server or need remote DBA services? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!

I'm the highest-rated (expert-vetted top 1%) and highest-earning SQL Server DBA freelancer on Upwork with numerous 5-star reviews, including overly positive feedback.

”I’ve been very impressed working with Josh on a project for Stanford. He’s professional, detail-minded, and eager to assist other technologists involved in the project. I definitely will be reaching out to Josh when I need freelance work in the future.”

Noah Abrahamson
Director of Cloud Security, Stanford University

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