The mission of the PASS Cloud Virtual Group is to enable cloud knowledge sharing and create a network of Cloud Computing professionals.

Group Management

Jason Strate - Group Co-Leader


Jason Strate is senior database architect working in the financial services industry. He has been working with Microsoft SQL Server for nearly twenty years, including more than a decade of consulting with companies across the United States. His experiences include designing and implementing both transactional and data warehousing solutions on Microsoft Data Platform technologies, including SQL Server, Parallel Data Warehouse and Azure SQL Database. A recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for Data Platform (formerly SQL Server) since 2009, he also has achieved the Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server certification.

Jody Roberts - Chapter Co-Leader

Jody Roberts is based in Cape Town, South Africa. He specializes in SQL Server Architecture, DR and server optimization.Jody is also a PASS Regional Mentor for the Middle East & Africa. Jody is a Principle Consultant at Northern Data.

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