Jason Strate is senior database architect working in the financial services industry. He has been working with Microsoft SQL Server for nearly twenty years, including more than a decade of consulting with companies across the United States. His experiences include designing and implementing both transactional and data warehousing solutions on Microsoft Data Platform technologies, including SQL Server, Parallel Data Warehouse and Azure SQL Database. A recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for Data Platform (formerly SQL Server) since 2009, he also has achieved the Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server certification.
Jason enjoys helping others in the SQL Server community and does this by presenting on data platform technologies and leading the PASS Cloud Virtual Chapter. In the last few years, he has delivered presentations at user groups and technical conferences, including the PASS Summit, TechEd North America, SSWUG Virtual Conferences, and numerous SQL Saturdays. Jason is an active blogger and author with a focus on Microsoft data platform and related technologies.