There are a lot of us lean, mean, data-analyzing machines out there in the real and virtual worlds, and it's easy for interesting colleagues to get lost in the shuffle. With that in mind, we've launched Data Heads, a series of profiles of some of the most intriguing database professionals out there.
I currently live in the Atlanta area, and work for a company called ista North America as a database developer. Data modeling is part science, part art. You can learn the science part from a textbook, and you should. However, it’s also an artistic process. Use common sense, be creative, and talk to people.
I’m from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. It’s a small city but it’s got a reputation for having a strong high-tech sector. In fact, I understand the winner of the Red Gate DBA in Space contest works in Waterloo. I love it here. I went to University here and have been here since.