John Mccormack

Information & Communications Technology

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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom

John Mccormack

DBA | SQL Consultant

I've been working as a DBA since 2012. I work on SQL Server, Azure SQL DB and AWS RDS as well as other cloud and big data solutions. I hold the MCSE: Data Management and Analytics and I am an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate.

Current sessions

The Zero Budget DBA | SQL Community has got your back

So your company has no budget for fancy 3rd party tools. Don’t worry, the SQL community has got your back.

It’s hard to believe how many free tools are available to data professionals. It’s even more amazing just how good these tools are. In this talk, I discuss some of the tools I couldn’t live without that are free to use and developed by members of the SQL Community. I’ll talk about how you can use them to make your job easier and how to convince your boss that they are safe to use.

7 ways for data teams to save money in Azure

Operating in the cloud means it is easy to just spin up new instances in minutes but with careful planning, your costs can run away from you.

Get on top of your cloud costs and start saving money by putting these 7 tips into action.