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Hamish Watson

( Hamish Watson )

New Zealand
Data Platform, DevOps and all things Azure


Hamish is a Systems Management Specialist with a passion for efficient application deployment using DevOps methodologies. 

He has 8,500+ days IT experience in managing large scale enterprise databases on the SQL Server platform. 

He has been managing SQL Server since SQL Server 2000 and pragmatic delivery of business value to his clients is his career focus.

The Azure platform has been a game changer in how Hamish designs, deploys and manages solutions for his clients and he is excited about how Machine Learning and Cognitive Analytics will revolutionise how we use data.

Educating and helping others learn is a driver for Hamish and he is a PASS User Group Leader, International speaker and a repeat guest lecturer at a local university.

You can find Hamish on twitter -- @theHybridDBA