Currently working as a technology consultant, João Simões is responsible for planning and designing the architecture of large scale applications which, due to clients business requirements, normally fall into web services (REST or SOAP) or websites, but desktop and mobile are also common.
When it comes to persisting information, João Simões knows SQL databases extremely well, specially MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle, while having some knowledge about NoSQL databases, like MongoDB.
Technology aside, he tries his best to stay updated with the latest news about science, especially when it comes to physics, and economy because, well, someone has to pay the bills!
He also maintains his personal blog - João Simões.Net - being the place where he experiments new technologies and shares experience.
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