Edwin M Sarmiento is a Filipino Microsoft Certified Master and a former 12-year Microsoft Data Platform MVP from Ottawa, Canada. He specializes in high availability, disaster recovery and system infrastructures running on the Microsoft server technology stack. He is very passionate about technology but has interests in music, professional and organizational development, leadership and management matters when not working with databases. He lives up to his primary mission statement – “To help people and organizations grow and develop their full potential as God has planned for them“
He's a regular contributor on the website MSSQLTips and has contributed to the SQL Server MVP Deep Dives book series - Volume 1 and Volume 2 - and one of the Technical Editors/Reviewers of the book SQL Server 2012 with PowerShell V3 Cookbook. He's actively involved in the SQL Server community by answering questions in Microsoft forums and speaking at conferences like SQLSaturday, SQLRally, SQLConnections, PASS Community Summit, Microsoft TechDays, Live360, Difinity Conference, DevTeach and other user group events.