Martin Catherall is originally from the UK – but has lived in many diverse places around the globe.

He enjoys music and playing the guitar, as well as working with data related technologies – such as SQL SERVER – which is what he does for a day job.

Martin has a BEng degree in Mechanical Enginneering and an MSc in Software Enginneering.

He can be contacted by emailing martin at martincatherall.com

About the Author

Martin Catherall is Senior SQL consultant at SQL Down Under, based in Melbourne, Australia. Martin is also a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and Regional Mentor (RM) for the Professional Association for SQL Server. Prior to relocating to Australia he was extremely active in the Christchurch, New Zealand data community - founding the local SQL Server user group and organizing SQL Saturday Christchurch - which later became SQL Saturday South Island. He likes learning interesting stuff about processing and storing data and passing on his knowledge. In his spare time he likes to learn guitar and hang out with his two young sons Callum Glen and Robert Michael.