I’m Chris Adkin, welcome to the home of my blog and the site which I intend to offer SQL Server consulting and training services from, however first a little bit about me. I have been working with databases for over fourteen years of experience across a wide spectrum of industry sectors, both public and private, from start ups to blue chip multi nationals, from service providers and software houses to in house IT departments. 

I have been the technical lead on a variety of projects, mainly around solving business critical performance and scalability issues and posses a deep understanding of enterprise class database architectures and solutions.

During my career I have been fortunate enough to work on projects for the European Space Agency, BMW, Siemens, numerous leading high street retailers and the NHS National Programme for IT.

Specialties: – All aspects of SQL Server administration.
– Tuning and scaling multi-tier software platforms from coding to design through to architecture. 
– Technical leadership in database related service delivery and operations.

I am also an active speaker both on the UK user group and Pass European circuits, my conference speaking engagements include:

Upcoming events:

SQL Saturday Southampton

Previous events:

2015 SQL Relay London
2015 SQL Saturday Cambridge
2015 SQL Saturday Manchester
2015 SQL Saturday #369 Lisbon
2015 SQL Konferenz (Germany)
2015 SQL Bits XIV 
2014 SQL Bits XII 
2013 SQL Bits XI

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