Matthew Sharkey

I'm a Database Administrator based in Omaha, Nebraska. Thanks for visiting my site.

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New Certification

New Certification

I passed the GCP Associate Cloud Engineer exam.  (As a side note I’m almost certain this certification will someday be renamed per the use of the word “Engineer” is blasphemy to some.) I reflected on some of the factors…

Omaha SQL User Group

Omaha SQL User Group

Next week the Omaha SQL UG will hear from Ed Leighton-Dick about SQL Server on Linux.  I've had the pleasure to sit in on a couple of Ed's SQL Saturday presentations including a full day master security class.  Ed does…

Speaking at SQL Saturday Kansas City

Speaking at SQL Saturday Kansas City

On September 14th I'll be delivering my session "Building Web apps with R and SQL Server" at SQL Saturday Kansas City. I enjoy this event. The organizers do a great job, the venue is fantastic, and it's close to Omaha.…

SQL Saturday 888 - Sioux Falls

SQL Saturday 888 - Sioux Falls

I'm delighted to speak at SQL Saturday 888 in Sioux Falls this weekend.  I'm delivering a session on web development with R. R isn't well known for enterprise Web Applications.  However, recent advancements in the R ecosystem aim to change…

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