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Developing for Microsoft Azure Cloud

The key message I took from my SQL Server Saturday lectures on Microsoft Azure is that the servers used are not high performance machines and developers need to remember this when designing their applications. Microsoft make up for the lack of power in these base model servers through volume. Essentially, instead of moving your application [...]

By |September 13th, 2015|Cloud|3 Comments

Engineering Presentation for Schools 2015

Yesterday I conducted two presentations on 'Engineering as a Career' to Second Year High School Students in the Johnston Library in Cavan Town. This was on behalf of Engineers Ireland as part of their 'Engineers Week' Initiative which is intended to create a positive awareness and spark enthusiasm about the engineering profession to people of [...]

By |February 11th, 2015|Education|Comments Off on Engineering Presentation for Schools 2015

Resume’s on Steroids with ResumUp

Lifehacker describe ResumUp as "not just another visual resume creation tool, it's a gorgeous way to plan your career path." There are countless examples on the web of people who have created visual resumes but traditionally these had to be painstakingly put together in graphic design packages and took a considerable commitment in both time [...]

By |November 27th, 2014|Career|Comments Off on Resume’s on Steroids with ResumUp

Maintain your PMP Cert. by earning free PDU’s

This post applies to anyone who holds or is interested in the 'Project Management Professional' certification (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). More specifically the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) or Professional Development Units (PDU's) which are needed to maintain the credential. Below I describe how I extended my PMP certification for the full three years [...]

By |October 10th, 2014|Project Management|Comments Off on Maintain your PMP Cert. by earning free PDU’s

SQL Saturday #310 – Dublin 2014

Last weekend Dublin held it's annual SQL Saturday event at the Hilton in Charlemont Place. For those of you who don't know, SQL Saturday is a worldwide initiative which organises free conferences for professionals working with SQL server. In the words of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) who organise it: "PASS SQLSaturday’s are [...]

By |September 25th, 2014|Databases, Technology|Comments Off on SQL Saturday #310 – Dublin 2014
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