About Straight Path Solutions

Straight Path IT Solutions exists to immediately add value to our client’s SQL Server world. Whether it be performance tuning, custom mentoring or SQL Server Consulting, Mike Walsh will offer his knowledge and experience to meet your goals.  As an outside the box member of your team with SQL Server expertise, Straight Path Solutions hopes to put your SQL Server projects on a straight path. Learn more about our SQL Server Services.

We have already helped a variety of clients across industry vertical (Insurance, Finance, Health, Small Business, Education/Research, Independent Software Vendors, etc.) solve their SQL Server challenges across a diverse set of operating needs and styles (from small to large databases, OLTP and Reporting, high transaction systems and varying HA/DR needs.) See some client testimonials or send Mike an e-mail to see how Straight Path can help you.

Mike Walsh

About Mike Walsh

Personally, I am a husband, father to three great children and a Christian. I spend spare time playing with my kids, fly-fishing in New England, swimming and blogging about various topics in a few places. Our family also has a small flock of backyard chickens that we enjoy taking care of in exchange for some great eggs.

I love working with SQL Server, I love data and I love being a SQL Server Consultant because it gives me a chance to help a lot of companies with a variety of problems and challenges. I get to apply my troubleshooting skill and passion with my SQL Server knowledge and an interest in business development. I speak and blog about SQL Server and in 2011, Microsoft saw fit to recognize me as a Microsoft MVP for SQL Server.

– Mike Walsh

Why “Straight Path”?

StraightPath’s name comes from the “straight path” that I was called to walk when I accepted Jesus Christ into my heart as the only way to salvation. Through StraightPath, I hope to glorify God through my work, living out the truth of the verse I selected as a “company verse”.

“And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.” Col 3:23-24

Guiding Principles

The chief end of this venture called Straight Path IT Solutions is to glorify God. In a “hierarchy of principles”, I consider that first and with that as an umbrella, each goal or principle underneath (Excel in Customer Satisfaction, Mentor Others in the field, Add Measurable Value to Client Projects, Operate with Integrity Always and Commit Time and Money to His Kingdom) should work well together. I hope to evaluate each business decision against this hierarchy of guiding principles –  If it doesn’t fit, it doesn’t happen.

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Thanks and Welcome,

Mike Walsh


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