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Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server

Mark Broadbent

United Kingdom
Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server and Data Platform MVP specializing in Cloud, Performance, Concurrency, DevOps, HADR and scale.


Mark Broadbent is a Data Platform MVP and SQL Server MCM with well over 25 years of experience in SQL Server and working as a Senior Solution Architect primarily focused on the Microsoft Data and Cloud Platform.

He is an expert in concurrency control, technical editor and reviewer to multiple book titles, and specializes in Azure, Data, DevOps, and related technologies.

Mark was the founder of the Hybrid Virtual Group, SQLSaturday Cambridge (the first and largest in the UK), SharePoint Saturday Cambridge, East Anglia SQL User Group, and a co-founder of SQLNexus conference in Denmark.

These days he co-leads the Hybrid Virtual Group -a not-for-profit bi-weekly virtual online event specializing in delivering and promoting Microsoft cloud and data platform content to the masses in which past recordings can be watched via