Software Development Methodologies for the Database World Best Practices for Database Programming Testing Database Routines Errors and Exceptions Privilege and Authorization Encryption SQLCLR: Architecture and Design Considerations Dynamic T-SQL Designing Systems for Application Concurrency Working with Spatial Data Working with Temporal Data Trees, Hierarchies, and Graphs
Alastair Aitchison has more than eight years of experience as a management information consultant, specializing in the design and deployment of online reporting systems. For the last three years, he has been employed as a reporting and analysis manager at Aviva, the world's fifth largest insurance group. In this role, he has championed the use of spatial data in corporate applications including the geographic analysis of risk patterns, plotting the success of regional marketing campaigns, and understanding the impact of major weather incidents. Alastair is a Microsoft Office Specialist Master Instructor and has delivered numerous training courses to individuals and small groups on a range of software packages.