Marsha is a Database Solutions Architect with Pure and Idera Ace Class of 2020. She has been involved with databases for more than 18 years. Marsha has a background in healthcare, banking and insurance industries.  Marsha's specialty is SQL Server, but has worked with most databases and has experience designing solutions them, along with NoSQL and Big Data. She has implemented both Agile and DevOps methodologies.  She is passionate about improving the communication between infrastructure and data professionals. They key to improving these conversations is metrics, which is why she loves to Monitor databases.  She has a lot of experience in designing highly available solutions, HA, DR, and virtualization, which is why she is now focusing on containerization of databases.

In her free time she works with her daughters Boy Scout troop and helping her daughter and other young ladies earn their Eagle Scout! She loves hiking, camping and kayaking.