I am Muhammad Choirul Amri but I go by Choirul. I’m an IT professional, writer, and community enthusiast. I have worked with various clients to develop, deploy, and optimize their software investments. My main interests are performance optimization for SQL Server database, data analytics, and enterprise architecture. I also have intensive exposure on application integration and enterprise governance. My professional engagements was spanned across Asia with Microsoft Partners, Customers and Microsoft Consulting Services.
I was awarded as Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) from 2005 to 2010, following my contribution to SQL Server and ASP.NET technical communities. I am also a Co-Founder of IlmuKomputer.Com which was established in 2001, and remains the largest IT learning portal in Indonesia. I founded SQL Server User Group Indonesia, an official PASS Chapter.
I established Retawu Farm, a social entrepreneur entity focusing on educative farming, goat breeding, and home made dairy products.
Started in 2014, I build Bumi Retawu Farm as a model of social enterprise focusing on sustainable farming. The farm follows three principles: low cost, no waste, and striving for social impact. It currently consists of goat breeding, dairy farming, and cat fish fishery. Farm location: Ngawi, East Java