Senior Technical Consultant, White Star Software
Nectar has been helping medium to large organizations achieve success with their Progress based enterprise application solutions for more than 18 years. In 2014, Nectar partnered up with White Star Software.
He started his IT career with Progress in 2000 at Access Commerce, integrating a Progress based configurator solution with QAD's MFG/PRO ERP system. He later joined QAD in 2003, where he helped several companies across North America succeed with their Progress and QAD implementations. Nectar became an independent DBA consultant in 2007 and founded Dalo Consulting Inc., a consulting firm specialized in both Progress and QAD software.
Throughout the years, Nectar has been providing on-going DBA services, and system administration and performance tuning/troubleshooting, all with the ultimate goal of ensuring business continuity for his Progress and QAD customers. He has also been the technical lead in numerous implementations projects, including QAD roll-outs, cross-platform migrations and disaster recovery planning.
Nectar enthusiastically shares his knowledge and experience within the Progress and QAD community. He is often invited to speak at Progress and QAD conferences, including the QAD Midwest User Group and Progress PUG Challenge.
Tue, 07 May | 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
99 Ways to Crash a Database
A somewhat tongue-in-cheek discussion of some of the dumbest, most dangerous, suicidal things I and other senior DBAs have seen out there in the OpenEdge world. Join me for an entertaining and informative hour of DBA horror stories and how they were (or could have been) avoided.
Thu, 09 May | 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Obsolete DBA Best Practices
Learn or “un-learn” DBA tactics that have been considered best practices for years. In this presentation, we will take a look at various out-of-date DBA strategies along with their up-to-date recommended alternatives.