Hamish is a Systems Management Specialist with a passion for efficient application deployment using DevOPs methodologies. He has 19 years IT experience in managing large scale databases SQL Server technologies. He has been managing SQL Server since SQL Server 2000 and pragmatic architectural design is his main focus in his current job. 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.

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DevOps: It’s About the Team, Not Just the Tech

In November 2023 I did a session at PASS Summit and one of my sessions was voted https://passdatacommunitysummit.com/about/news/have-you-watched-some-of-the-most-popular-sessions-from-summit-2023/ That session was called DevOps is about Growing People rather than...

2024-03-27 (first published: )

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