Patrick is a reformed developer who discovered SQL Server when Access and Excel became too limiting.

He is currently employed as Senior SQL Server DBA at Link Market Services Limited

His first exposure to SQL Server was using version 7.0 as a Visual Basic 6 programmer but
only became a full-time DBA from 2006 when working for Australia's largest Supermarket chain.

He is passionate about SQL Server and has been to the annual PASS Summit for the last 5 years

Patrick currently lives in Sydney, Australia

He can be found on Twitter as @sqllensman