Dear Friends, today I am going to announce the Azure Geek and Support Escalation Engineer from Microsoft.

Join me in welcoming

Vijay Rodrigues

Vijay Rodrigues

Please join me in welcoming Vijay Rodrigues. He is a Support Escalation Engineer at Microsoft and an Azure geek who is well known in the SQL world. Yet, I take the privilege of introducing him to the SQL community in Asia.

Vijay Rodrigues is an Azure geek for SQL and has worked on SQL Server in the areas of engine, connectivity, replication, clustering, AlwaysOn Availability Groups, In-Memory OLTP, Azure IaaS and PaaS, and related TSQL and Powershell issues. These involved deployments from few users to deployments with critically impacted millions of users. He is currently working as Support Escalation Engineer in the SQL Server team (Azure, AlwaysOn) with Microsoft India GTSC. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2005, he worked for approximately three years in business development, then around a year in customer service operations. He’s graduation involved computer applications, then a post graduate diploma involving information technology. He is a speaker at Microsoft conferences and at local SQL Server / Azure communities on databases and Azure topics. He is author of Troubleshooting SQL Server AlwaysOn quick reference ebook, writes at various sites and on his blog. On a personal front, he’s married to Divya, has a daughter Akira and likes reading.

Vijay will be delivering a breakout sessions in Cloud track at SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit 2015. Expect amazing session from him!

If you are hungry for some expert Cloud training, do not miss this incredible encounter with the Expert!

What does it mean for you? Simply put, this is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear him, meet him and learn from the Expert!

Another rocking announcement 

Still not registered for the conference? It is never too late. Reserve your seat now! For corporate registrations, write to mamita[at]peoplewareindia[dot]com.

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And I hope you have not missed our previous speaker announcements about Denny CherryJanakiram MSV , Benjamin NevarezPraveen SrivatsaAlberto FerrariJoey D’AntoniDave DustinSatya SKJAmit R S BansalVic ParmarRaj ChaudhuriNauzad KapadiaLakshmana KothapalliSunil AgarwalSudhir RawatAniruddha DeswandikarRangarajan SrirangamDebarchan Sarkar,Lara Rebbelke, Ajay Jagannathan, Andreas Wolter, Deepthi Anantharam,Sarabpreet Singh Anand, Prashant Kumar, Sanjay Mishra, Mayank Shukla,Manohar PunnaAhmad OsamaStuart Padley & Amit Govil.

Honestly, our battery of speakers have moved to the NEXT LEVEL. BELIEVE IT. IT’S HAPPENING!

SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit will be a mega event – For the SQL Community, By the SQL Community, Of the SQL Community! And it is turning out to be a star studded event! Oh, actually, super-star studded event!