Data Engineering manager for Avanade Netherlands. Originally from the UK and now living in the Netherlands. Dual-category Microsoft MVP for both Data Platform and Developer Technologies. Many years experience in the IT sector, and has supported platforms for companies in the top 10 of the fortune 500 list. In addition to a lot of experience with the Microsoft Data Platform, also has over twenty Microsoft Certifications. Microsoft Certified Trainer and was probably the last ever person in the world to gain the MCSD Azure Architect certification. Real life experience with Microsoft Data Platform and Azure Devops. Held various roles, including being SQL Server Product Owner of around 1,900 SQL Server instances. In addition, done various things for the Data Platform Community. Including blogs, MVP videos, event organizer and sharing public GitHub repos GitHub .
Kevin Chant's Sessions
Unveiling the magic of CI/CD for SQL Server using GitHub ActionsSQLBits 2023
In this expert session we unveil the magic of CI/CD for SQL Server updates using GitHub Actions.
Github and Azure DevOps Duet - SQLBits editionSQLBits 2022
A tale about how a development team and an operations team must bond together and figure out how to use GitHub and Azure DevOps together for Data Platform deployments.
Azure Data Engineering services used to analyze dataSQLBits 2022
Overview to some of the more popular Azure Data Engineering services used to analyze data
Battle tested project planning with Azure Devops boardsSQLBits 2020
Azure boards within Azure DevOps give you the capability to organise your project and analyse the it’s progress. Do you want your manager to stop bugging you about your project’s progress, come to this session?