AWS Community Summit https://www.comsum.co.uk/architechts-agenda Here are the links to the GitHub repo and blog mentioned in my talk. https://github.com/CDLSoftware/pg-mv-fast-refresh https://aws.a...
Big Data Manchester August Event – careers talks https://meetu.ps/e/L9VcB/vPxbL/i How to get AWS certified … and why bother?
Big Data Manchester: Careers in Big Data https://www.meetup.com/bigdatamanchester/events/286546187/
Qlik Partner Event Reading 19th July 2022 Links to the GitHub repo and associated AWS Blog mentioned in my talk. https://github.com/CDLSoftware/pg-mv-fast-refresh https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/datab...
I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Data Architect at CDL Software I'm returning my focus to data architecture full time and to build the CDL InsurTech and AutoTech data strategy...
Qlik Replicate Certification Exam Passed!
Waited a while to find out the result for this one as I took it in January as part of the beta testing. Not quite sure what I'm going to do with this one but nice to continue to have the full set o...
Completed and passed the FTR for the CDL Software Hummingbird product. We used a custom lens in the #wellarchitected tool to help us complete the process. #aws #apnproud https://lnkd.in/e98DxpQs
Data Architect & Lead Product Owner Data & Analytics
https://dev.to/aws-builders/using-athena-views-as-a-source-in-glue-k09 For AWS Community Builders Using Athena Views As A Source In Glue
2nd Year as a Qlik Luminary
2nd Year as AWS Community Builder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQWFuh28VNw The next breakthrough in AI/ML - Iris Zarecki at AWS re:Invent 2021
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80fwbIEdIGk I’m not a data scientist but ... AWS re:Invent 2021 ML Talk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCLOiRMX3xE Fast Refresh Materialized Views For PostgreSQL. AWS re:Invent 2021 Database Talk
CDL's Stockport technology campus was transformed into a winter wonderland with help from a Northern Chamber Orchestra brass band to welcome colleagues to collect their hampers of festive goodies. ...
Spoke on the Data and Analytics Panel for the AWS Community Summit live stream during AWS re:Invent 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Vzxhu1-N-I
Recorded at AWS re:Invent 2021 in Las Vegas, I spoke about analytical workloads on PostgreSQL using fast refresh materialized views. Session LNG209 in the re:Invent Catalog, Databases Dev Lounge Me...
Recorded at AWS re:Invent 2021 in Las Vegas, I spoke about AWS AI services Textract and Comprehend and how these can be used by non data scientists. Session LNG207 in the re:Invent Catalog, AI/ML D...
Here are my pundit picks for the world of data and analytics at this years #AWS #reInvent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PK2IGn4aRw8
I'll be speaking at AWS re:Invent this year with other #AWSCommunity Builders.
All set for the Qlik #QlikMeetup2021 today with my fellow #QlikLuminary looking forward to a day of product roadmaps, tech Q&A and innovation and finding out what's inside the mystery box.
Learning more about Okta via the hands on lab based exam.
I returned to speak at Big Data London this year about deploying Qlik Replicate on AWS. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_j3PQFcyX0 Take a look especially if you have an interest in PostgreSQL, Cha...
https://www.comsum.co.uk PANEL: Data, data everywhere: from warehouses to lakes • Consider the options ahead for your data strategy: How to store, search, analyse and report • Explore the crucial d...
Links to the GitHub repo and associated AWS Blog mentioned in my talk at Big Data London 2021. https://github.com/CDLSoftware/pg-mv-fast-refresh https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/database/building-fast-...
AWS Financial Services Competency https://twitter.com/mattdevdba/status/1430491319974174722?s=20
Getting Started with AWS Managed Streaming for Kafka Service (MSK) https://mattdevdba.medium.com/getting-started-with-aws-managed-streaming-for-kafka-service-msk-67669efe3f49
Elastic London User Group https://www.meetup.com/London-Elastic-Fantastics/events/252594249/
Codenation https://wearecodenation.com
Big Data London 2017
Technology Initiative of the Year Insurance Fraud Awards
AWS Roadshow Manchester
Guest lecture on modern data architecture. https://twitter.com/MMU_CM/status/827086092939714560?s=20
UK Oracle APEX Meetup
UK Oracle User Group Tech 2105
Passed AWS Machine Learning Speciality exam.
Passed AWS Big Data Speciality exam.
Passed AWS Cloud Practitioner exam.
Passed AWS SysOps Admin Associate exam.
Passed AWS Developer Associate exam.
Passed AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification
Passed AWS Solutions Architect Pro Exam
Elastic Manchester User Group https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6204918844977344512-APKg
AWS re:Invent 2016 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6208825582269001728-i7cP
Manchester Digital Festival Talent Day https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6237583082959044608-1Ngd https://twitter.com/TomMcCDL/status/831838324788707328?s=20
AWS re:Invent 2017
Glasgow DevOps Meetup https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6427938034884415488-YqBO
Digital North https://www.meetup.com/Digital_NORTH_/events/251684360/
MancDB https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6455696874568454144-1wlk
Digital North - What's Next In Tech https://www.meetup.com/Digital_NORTH_/events/255161241/
Data Tribal Gathering https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6489169220000055296-acPJ
Northern Data Forum https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/northern-data-forum-tickets-52348751525# https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6489235048397565952
Leeds AWS User Group https://www.meetup.com/AWS-Leeds-User-Group/events/258967437/ https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6509472244044038144-I4mR https://twitter.com/ian_x_harris/status/110380276...
IP Expo Manchester https://ipexpomanchester.com/manchester/en/page/dtx-manchester
Lancashire Tech Talks https://www.meetup.com/Lancashire-Tech-Talks/events/259839574/
AWS Edinburgh User Group https://www.meetup.com/Amazon-Web-Services-User-Group-Scotland/events/255089481/ https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6526755704525582336-9VLP
Proud to help CDL win best use of data https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6532002189676814336-4Rqd
CDL Data Services Demo Day https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6561950925731311616-0DUS
Think Data Leeds https://thinksummits.com/data/
Whitehall Media Big Data Analytics event
How CDL developed a real-time data intelligence platform with the Elastic Stack https://www.elastic.co/webinars/how-cdl-developed-a-real-time-data-intelligence-platform-with-the-elastic-stack https...
Attunity LIVE London 2019 Turning transactions into insights. Looking forward to the demo of terraform deploying the replicate stack to AWS
AWS North East July 2019 Meetup https://www.meetup.com/AWS-User-Group-North-East-England/events/262414255/
HACKATHON! 'Miles Of Smiles' with Code Nation and CDL https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hackathon-miles-of-smiles-with-code-nation-and-cdl-tickets-70136583409
Developing a real-time data intelligence platform https://www.meetup.com/Manchester-Elastic-Fantastics/events/263830803/
Elastic Government Day in Manchester https://events.elastic.co/2019911elasticgovernmentday
AWS User Group North https://www.meetup.com/AWS-User-Group-North/events/263866980/
Professional Scrum Master
Professional Agile Leadership
Professional Scrum Developer
Certified Kafka Developer
Thanks to everyone who came to my talk on using key AWS services to provide an effective data platform.
Guest blog for Elastic. CDL: Visualising the power of data with Canvas and Elasticsearch https://www.elastic.co/blog/cdl-visualising-the-power-of-data-with-canvas-and-elasticsearch
Passed the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional exam
AWS re:Invent 2019 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6607661092481183744-THUq
So proud to be part of CDL and making it to the big screen at AWS RE:INVENT
Big Data LDN 2019: Decouple Storage From Compute – Put Data In The Hands Of Decision Makers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcjV4ZiTHes
Deploying Postgres with infrastructure as code https://www.meetup.com/The-Manchester-PostgreSQL-Meetup/events/266606866/
AWS Lambda PostgreSQL Client https://mattdevdba.medium.com/aws-lambda-postgresql-client-69206ff0c439
Elastic Manchester January 2020 https://www.meetup.com/Manchester-Elastic-Fantastics/events/265738719/
Stoke On Tech Meetup https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Stoke-On-Tech/events/268453933/?rv=ea1_v2&_xtd=gatlbWFpbF9jbGlja9oAJGU2YmQ1MTQwLTliMjMtNGFmNy04MTMxLWZmOTQ5ZjQwMmMyZg
Talk at Code Nation on AWS https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6638736601629368321-vwBT
The AWS Database Speciality Exam is now available for registration. The exam will be available to take from 6th April. I took the exam when it was in beta form. After the usual beta wait (2 months ...
https://www.cdl.co.uk/369/news/AWS-CDL_achieves_50_AWS_Certifications.html Proud to help CDL with this.
My first time doing an AWS exam online yesterday was a good experience Very flexible in terms of scheduling a time in the evening. I had done the big data exam previously, but with that being repla...
Passed the AWS Security Speciality Certification
Passed the Alexa Skill builder exam.
I took the Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer exam last week. I'm now recertified for another two years.
Recently i've been taking a look at the free training as part of the Data Literacy Project Qlik have created. https://thedataliteracyproject.org There are some really good resources available as pa...
CDL TechTalk on AWS PrivateLink Recorded a video for APN TV with CDL Cloud Architect Rob Houghton. https://pages.awscloud.com/apn-tv-other-ep-043.html
Have been studying more Data Management things recently, specifically using DAMA and DMBOK v2. Took the test today and passed.
Graduated from the CDO Summer School 2020. https://carruthersandjackson.com/ https://www.collibra.com/blog/guest-blog-cdo-summer-school-a-look-back
I'm now an AWS Community Builder!
AWS Certified Advanced Networking Speciality. Now fully 12x AWS Certified :-)
HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate
Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals
New Mac Config https://dev.to/aws-builders/new-mac-config-f38
re:Invent: Data Sessions Week 1 https://dev.to/aws-builders/re-invent-data-sessions-week-1-4dka
Whats New In Data: re:invent Andy Jassy Keynote https://dev.to/aws-builders/whats-new-in-data-re-invent-andy-jassy-keynote-7fa
Unify data silos with AWS AppSync https://dev.to/aws-builders/unify-data-silos-with-aws-appsync-2gkl
re:Invent Week 2: Data Sessions https://dev.to/aws-builders/re-invent-week-2-data-sessions-2ge0
What's New in ML? re:Invent ML Keynote https://dev.to/aws-builders/what-s-new-in-ml-re-invent-ml-keynote-5fol
Professional Scrum Product Owner
Continuing to learn a little more about Azure
This has provided a good overview of the services available within Azure for AI/ML workloads. It's also nice to see that it covers considerations for privacy, inclusiveness and transparency.