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Australia’s only Parallel Data Warehouse trainer

In fact, not just Australia – but in the whole Asian region! When Microsoft ran training in Parallel Data Warehouse in Australia, LobsterPot Solutions sent three staff members. PDW is a growing area which is going to be of vital importance for many organisations as they need to meet the needs of ever-expanding data, and […]

Cloud – the forecast is improving

There is a lot of discussion about “the cloud”, and how that affects people’s data stories. Over the years, companies have invested a lot in making sure that their data is good, and I mean every aspect of it – the quality of it, the security of it, the performance of it, and more. Experts […]

Two SQL MVP awardees at LobsterPot Solutions

LobsterPot Solutions is the only company with two current Australian SQL MVP awardees on staff, after Julie Koesmarno received her first Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award. She joins Rob Farley, who is now an eight-time awardee, as one of only ten SQL MVPs in Australia.

LobsterPot Solutions appoints Martin Woodcock as General Manager to drive business expansion

Microsoft Gold Partner LobsterPot Solutions – a leading business intelligence and SQL Server tuning/performance management software consultancy – has announced the appointment of Martin Woodcock as General Manager to underpin its expansion throughout Australia.

Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server

As mentioned in that earlier post, Rob took the MCM exams recently. Well, he passed! He now joins a very select few people in the world to be both Microsoft Certified Master, Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional. This makes him and LobsterPot an even better fit for your SQL Server projects.

MCM exam at Academy IT

You won’t find Adelaide’s Academy IT on a list of places you can sit the Microsoft Certified Master exams yet (maybe one day). However, if you choose the remote option for the MCM Lab exam, they can probably help. Academy IT do training, with easily the best training centre in Adelaide…

Replication explained

Replication can be a tricky thing for people to get their heads around. At LobsterPot Solutions we’re asked about it on a regular basis. Luckily, our own Rob Farley has put a post together about it, which has been cross posted here.

Roger Noble – Outstanding Volunteer!

Every month, PASS awards someone in the global SQL community their Outstanding Volunteer award. In September, it was LobsterPot Solutions’ Roger Noble! Roger wrote about it on his blog, so head over to there and read it. Obviously here at LobsterPot we’re very proud of him, having seen how much effort he puts in, running […]

LobsterPot involvement at the PASS Summit

It goes without saying that LobsterPot Solutions is a great supporter of the SQL Server community, and PASS in particular. I thought it would be good to look at how each of the LobsterPot staff is going to be involved at the upcoming PASS Summit.

All of us certified in SQL Server 2012

Microsoft have introduced some new certifications for SQL Server 2012. Instead of Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist and IT Professional, they have moved to Solutions Associate and Solutions Expert with a new set of exams. All the LobsterPot consultants sat some of the new exams in beta, and all of us are now certified in SQL […]