Ed Watson

Atlanta, GA
Ed Watson (SQLGator)
Ed Watson (SQLGator)
Like most children, SQLGator was born at an early age.  After a year of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Florida, SQLGator decided to change his career path to Computer Science.  SQLGator has worked in the Information Technology field for over twenty years.  He started programming in Pascal and Object Pascal with Borland Delphi.  He then worked as a Progress Programmer, Database Administrator and Consultant.  At various stages of his career he has programmed in Microsoft Visual Basic and Access.  Throughout the years of programming he has built and designed databases using Progress RDBMS, MySQL and SQL Server.

SQLGator has been a Microsoft Data Platform MVP since 2014 and is currently a Senior Consultant for Innovative Architects in Atlanta, Georgia.  He currently specializes in Business Intelligence and database administration best practices.


My Recent Posts
SQL Server Best Practices

Grody to the VARCHAR(MAX)

This morning I was looking through a new vendor database to see exactly what I would be supporting and I stumbled upon a curious table. This table seemed quite normal to the naked eye until I glanced upon the data types. There were four, count them four fields set to ...
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