I am a SQL Server architect and consultant with experience working with some of the largest and most innovative SQL deployments in the world, specializing in deep internal knowledge of SQL Server, HA, DR, Performance, Best practice, supportability, VLDB, Modernization and consolidation.
I have worked with SQL Server versions 6.5, 7, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2008R2, 2012.
I spent most of my career working for Microsoft with their key premier customers supplying support and consultancy. These customers were across many sectors; however my specialty was within the financial services sector. I was also a Microsoft certified Workshop Plus trainer where I conducted deep level 300- 400 knowledge transfer sessions.
Through dsp, most of my work involves modernization and consolidation projects. We are focused on ROI, TCO and the value that SQL Server can bring to not just an IT department but to the business as a whole
I was a key part of the team that planned and delivered a solution that was awarded with 2012 Worldwide Data Platform Partner of the Year – Finalist, & 2012 UK Partner of the Year – Finalist.
I still work very closely with Microsoft as one of their key Gold Data Platform Partners where we were chosen to launch SQL Server 2012.