HuggyBear

Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, with a brief excursion to study in Brussels, Melbourne & Washington D.C., Hugo has been working with SQL Server since 1998. He’s busied himself as a DBA since 1999 (with mcdba & mcitp certifications in ‘01 & ‘08 respectively), as independent consultant with his own company, Intellabase Solutions, since 2002 (now part time), and has held various permanent position with Transcontinental, Sun Life Canada, and now Alithya as a consultant. He enjoys writing documentation for quick, safe infrastructure rebuilds and expansions, and most challengingly, propositions to Executives Management on how to improve enterprise Security. He has spoken at SQLteach/DevTeach, Montreal Dot Net User Group, SQLGulf, Vermont User Groups over 5 times, has a blog on SQLServerCentral, and has been recognised as a SQL Server MVP in 2010.
  • Interests: Lately (2019): windfoiling or windsurfing with a Skroka foil....amongst many other supposedly 'extreme' sports, but which are really just the norm for people raised in Lotusland aka Vancouver, BC, lower-mainland region, Sea-to-Sky country as we know it.
  • Blog: http://dbhive.blogspot.com/
  • Jobs: SQL DBA, Data Engineer, Migrator, Clusterer, Security Implementor

Blogs

Daily Coping 17 Sep 2021

By

I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to...

Ethics in Modern Data at Music City Tech 2021

By

  On Sept 16, Christine and I presented our joint presentation on Ethics in Modern Data at...

Slides and Video from Building a Regret-free Foundation for your Data Factory Now Available

By

Last week, Kerry and I delivered a webinar with tips on how to set...

Read the latest Blogs

Forums

SQL 2016 SP3 CHECKDB WITH EXTENDED_LOGICAL_CHECKS problem.

By Ken McKelvey

This seems to be the same problem which occurred with SQL2017 CU21 and is...

Find all SPs, FNs, and VWs where particular string occurs

By Vladimir Isaev

I have this task to find all SPs, FNs, and VWs where particular string...

Excel privary levels

By V

There are three Excel privacy levels: Private, Organizational, Public. When Excel's privacy level is...

Visit the forum

Ask SSC

SQL Server Q&A from the SQLServerCentral community

Get answers