Born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario
Graduate of Computer Systems Technology 1977
Canadian Forces Reserve, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Infantry, 1972-1977
Canadian Forces, Signals Development Operator, Communications Research 1977-1992
Owner/Operator Ultimate Solution Hamilton 1993-Present
Microsoft MVP IT-Expert Pro 2012-Present • Microsoft Most Valuable Professional 2012 • Microso...Read more
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I enjoy helping people solve problems that they have. When we work together to solve a problem and the person with the problem can get back to their regular stuff, we are all usually much happier.
I worked for General Electric in Finance and Information Technology for 18 years in Canada, United States, and for a short time...Read more
I design electronic equipment and web sites and play guitar. My first electronics training was in the Army in 1967 though me and my brother used to get these big batteries out of the phone company dumpster and do weird things with them like letting the smoke out of them. I first learned programming in hex on an 8080 trainer about 1980.
I got my first Internet account in 1992 because a fr...Read more
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Started off with Computers from Unysis that had an IBM electric typewriter as the input/output device.
Further Systems were based on HP 1000 Computers with a RTE-A1 operating system, which might be compared to some early UNIX.
These computers used disk drives of 5 MB which were about 25 KG heavy. My job was to maintain these systems, and also to fix head
crashes etc. I had to travel all over...Read more
ITIL Service Management Foundation 2014 • Certified Information Systems Security Professional 2009 • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation 2007 • Certified Ethical Hacker 2007 • Executive Consultant • NTU BEng Hons Computer Engineering 2001 - 2003 • English, Chinese Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Developing applications for plastic mould plants.
DBA and developer using VS C++ on Oracle, MSSQL (and Gupta/Unify SQLBase in the past),
covering all of installation, operation, update and programming and support.
Internal and external Admin for whole spectrum of MS OS and networking with high knowledge of cmd.exe and PowerShell scripting.
Have been using UNIX (SCO, Ultrix, DEC OSF/1) back in...Read more