Nakul Vachhrajani
Technical Architect, Capgemini India
  • Gandhi Nagar H O,
  • Gujarat,
  • India
Member Since: 2015/01/15
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Blogger, SQL Server MCTS, TOGAF certified architect. Experience spanning product sustenance, Data Quality, Migrations & Integration.

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Education
Birla Institute of Technology and Science
Master of Science
Software Engineering
2005 – 2007
Shree U.V. Patel College of Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering
Electronics & Communications
2000 – 2004
St. Xavier's High School, Jamnagar
1986 – 2000
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Nakul Vachhrajani is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCTS: SQL 2008, MCP: SQL 2012), TOGAF 9 certified Technical Architect and systems development professional with Capgemini (formerly, IGATE) having a total IT experience of more than 12 years. He has more than a decade of dedicated experience on Data Quality, Data Management and Database Administration. He has a comprehensive grasp on data migrations to Salesforce.com, and product development, implementation and sustenance (including handling of production support escalations) on products using MS SQL Server and C, C++, Visual C++/C#.

Nakul is the author of 12 technical articles on database technologies (published worldwide in edited journals & communities) and 3 whitepapers (one of which has been published nationwide). Nakul is an active blogger (more than 350 blogs on http://nakulvachhrajani.com, also syndicated on ToadWorld - a software community by Dell), and can also be found on forums at SQLServerCentral and Experts-Exchange. He has been a guest columnist for SQLAuthority.com and SQLServerCentral.com. He has also presented a webcast in Microsoft Virtual Tech Days.

In addition to his passion about SQL Server, Nakul also contributes to the academia out of personal interest. He visits various colleges and universities as an external faculty to judge project activities being carried out by the students.

When not working occupied with work, Nakul likes to spend time with his family. His hobbies include travelling, listening to music and reading till late into the night.

Specialties: Microsoft SQL Server - Administration, Development, Data Quality & Data Management, migration of on-premise SQL Server data to Salesforce.com
Product Development, Sustenance & escalation management in an agile environment

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed herein (social media and other community portals) are his own personal opinions and do not represent his employer’s view in anyway.

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Professional Background
Technical Architect
Capgemini (Formerly IGATE)
April 2015 – Present
In addition to the responsibilities I had as a Technical Specialist, I am also responsible for:
- Data & Data Quality management
- Develop frameworks and architectures for data migrations from on-premise Microsoft SQL Server to SalesForce
- Develop automation strategies for testing data migrations and automating code review
- Develop Proof-Of-Concepts and demonstrating them for validation/requirements gathering
- Develop team ramp-up plans, knowledge banks and evaluation guidelines
- Sharing experiences across teams and the organization via Whitepapers and case studies
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Languages
English
Full Professional Proficiency
Hindi
Professional Working Proficiency
Gujarati
Native or Bilingual Proficiency

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Current: Level 13
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  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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  • Query Syntax
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  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005
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  • .NET Programming
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  • Microsoft Visual Studio
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    1
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    1
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  • Microsoft Excel
    1
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    1
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    1
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    1
  • C++
    1
  • Microsoft Server OS
    1
  • Visual Basic Classic
    1
  • Windows Batch
    1
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    1
  • Bootstrap
    1
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    1
  • VBA
    1
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    1
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    1
  • PostgreSQL
    1
  • SCCM
    1
  • Server Software
    1
  • VPN
    1
  • XML
    1

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