I am a Senior Database Engineer (DBA) at Microsoft with 15 years experience managing critical production systems in large distributed enterprise environments. Have been lucky enough to work in varied sectors like investment banking, insurance and online gaming (gambling) as well as a couple of years with NYSE Euronext during the peak of the financial crisis. Currently living and working in Shanghai where I was recently asked by Microsoft to assist with ramping up the Commerce Platform DB operations team in Shanghai in preparation for their push to the cloud.

Our Chinese adventure started in March 2010 when I accepted a 2 year contract in Shanghai with Microsoft.

Its one two years later and I have been chronicling some of the challenges we face and the crazy and fun experiences we are all going through…

Its one two three four years later and I have now been living in Seattle for just over a year.. its time to reprise the blog with a new focus on DBA work and lifestyle in Seatte.


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