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BComp(Hons1), MACS (Snr)
MCM, MCT, MVP, former PASS Director. LobsterPot Solutions' Principal Consultant. Based in Adelaide, Australia.
Rob Farley runs LobsterPot Solutions Pty Ltd in Adelaide, Australia, providing mentoring/training/consulting (covering SQL Dev, DBA and BI). He heads up the Adelaide SQL Server User Group, is a Microsoft Certified Master, Microsoft Certified Trainer and is a recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award for SQL Server. His community involvement keeps him quite busy - as well as running the Adelaide SQL Server User Group, he is a former Director of PASS, and helps co-ordinate many events around the world. He has also assisted Microsoft Learning in developing many certification exams, writes a blog, contributes to books, and more. His blog is at http://blogs.lobsterpot.com.au, where you can find him writing about various SQL topics, particularly T-SQL and the Query Optimizer. His company website is at http://lobsterpot.com.au and he has a Sessionize profile at https://sessionize.com/rob-farley Outside technology, Rob performs as a stand-up comedian and works as Father Christmas.