MSSQLTips Authors


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Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) is a passionate technologist with industry experience dating back to Classic ASP and SQL Server 6.5. He is editor-in-chief of the performance-related blog, SQLPerformance.com, and also blogs at sqlblog.org.
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Author Since: 2010
Tip Contributions: 220
Microsoft MVP



Greg Robidoux is the President and founder of Edgewood Solutions, a technology services company delivering services and solutions for Microsoft SQL Server. He is also one of the co-founders of MSSQLTips.com. Greg has been working with SQL Server since 1999, has authored numerous database-related articles, and delivered several presentations related to SQL Server. Before SQL Server, he worked on many data platforms such as DB2, Oracle, Sybase, and Informix.
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Author Since: 2006
Tip Contributions: 178



Joe Gavin is from the Greater Boston area. He started working with SQL Server and Sybase in 1998 in the financial services industry and has been a SQL Server Database Administrator for a dairy cooperative since 2011. He graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET) degree in Computer Technology. Joe has spoken at the Boston and Providence SQL Saturday events.
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Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 71



With over 30 years of experience in the field, Bennie Haelen is a seasoned Senior Analytics Architect. He's known for his expertise in data warehousing, data lakehouses, machine learning, and generative AI. Throughout his career, Bennie has been dedicated to contributing to the IT industry, with successful projects in both the USA and Europe. He has a particular interest in exploring the integration of enterprise data and Large Language Models, aiming to develop practical solutions that leverage the power of language and data for valuable insights. Bennie is also the author of the book, "Delta Lake Up and Running," published by O'Reilly.

Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 2



Rajendra Gupta is a Consultant DBA with 14+ years of extensive experience in database administration including large critical OLAP, OLTP, Reporting and SharePoint databases.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 154



Koen Verbeeck is a seasoned business intelligence consultant at AE. He has over a decade of experience with the Microsoft Data Platform in numerous industries. He holds several certifications and is a prolific writer contributing content about SSIS, ADF, SSAS, SSRS, MDS, Power BI, Snowflake and Azure services. He has spoken at PASS, SQLBits, dataMinds Connect and delivers webinars on MSSQLTips.com. Koen has been awarded the Microsoft MVP data platform award for many years.
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Author Since: 2013
Tip Contributions: 257
Microsoft MVP



Harris Amjad is a BI Artist, developing complete data-driven operating systems from ETL to Data Visualization.
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Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 20



Mehdi Ghapanvari is an SQL Server database administrator with 6+ years of experience. His main area of expertise is improving database performance. He is skilled at managing high-performance servers that can handle several terabytes of data and hundreds of queries per second, ensuring their availability and reliability.

Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 9



Daniel Calbimonte is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer and 6-time Microsoft Certified IT Professional. Daniel started his career in 2001 and has worked with SQL Server 6.0 to 2022. Daniel is a DBA as well as specializes in Business Intelligence (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS) technologies.
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Author Since: 2012
Tip Contributions: 153



Jared Westover is a passionate technology specialist at Crowe, helping to build data solutions. For the past two decades, he has focused on SQL Server, Azure, Power BI, and Oracle. Besides writing for MSSQLTips.com, he has published 12 Pluralsight courses about SQL Server and Reporting Services. Jared enjoys reading and spending time with his wife and three sons when he's not trying to make queries go faster.
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Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 34



Rick Dobson is an author and an individual trader. He is also a SQL Server professional with decades of T-SQL experience that includes authoring books, running a national seminar practice, working for businesses on finance and healthcare development projects, and serving as a regular contributor to MSSQLTips.com. He has been growing his Python skills for more than the past half decade -- especially for data visualization and ETL tasks with JSON and CSV files. His most recent professional passions include financial time series data and analyses, AI models, and statistics. He believes the proper application of these skills can help traders and investors to make more profitable decisions.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 179



John Miner is a Data Architect at Insight Digital Innovation helping corporations solve their business needs with various data platform solutions.
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Author Since: 2015
Tip Contributions: 108
Microsoft MVP



Ron L'Esteve is a trusted information technology thought leader and professional Author residing in Illinois. He brings over 20 years of IT experience and is well-known for his impactful books and article publications on Data & AI Architecture, Engineering, and Cloud Leadership. Ron completed his Masterís in Business Administration and Finance from Loyola University in Chicago. Ron brings deep tec
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Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 105



Edwin M Sarmiento is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and Microsoft Certified Master from Ottawa, Canada specializing in high availability, disaster recovery and system infrastructures.
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Author Since: 2008
Tip Contributions: 153
Microsoft MVP



MSSQLTips.com was started in 2006 to provide SQL Server content about various aspects of SQL Server and other database platforms.
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Author Since: 2006
Tip Contributions: 45



Jeremy Kadlec is a Co-Founder, Editor and Author at MSSQLTips.com with more than 300 contributions. He is also the CTO @ Edgewood Solutions and a six-time SQL Server MVP. Jeremy brings 20+ years of SQL Server DBA and Developer experience to the community after earning a bachelorís degree from SSU and masterís from UMBC.
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Author Since: 2006
Tip Contributions: 231



Erica Woods has nearly a decade in the IT staffing world, an MBA, and is a member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches.
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Author Since: 2014
Tip Contributions: 57



Temidayo Omoniyi is a Microsoft Certified Data Analyst, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Azure Data Engineer, Content Creator, and Technical writer with over 3 years of experience.
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Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 12



Sean Lee has been a SQL Server Database Administrator for over 20 years. He obtained his MCSE Data Management and Analytics in 2016. He is also the founder of SharpSQL.com.

Author Since: 2021
Tip Contributions: 4



Jim Evans is an IT Manager currently for Crowe who has managed DBA, Developer, BI and Data Management teams for over 20 years.
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Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 33



Nisarg Upadhyay is a SQL Server Database Administrator and Microsoft certified professional with more than 5 years of experience.
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Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 17



Daniel Farina was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Self-educated, since childhood he showed a passion for learning.
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Author Since: 2013
Tip Contributions: 129



Jugal Shah has 8+ years of extensive SQL Server experience and has worked on SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008 and 2008 R2.
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Author Since: 2010
Tip Contributions: 41



Kenneth A. Omorodion is a Business Intelligence Developer with over eight years of experience. He holds both a bachelorís and masterís degree (Middlesex University in London). Kenneth has the MCSA, Microsoft Data Analyst - Power BI and Azure Fundamentals certifications. Kenneth is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and has delivered corporate training on Power BI, SQL Server, Excel and SSRS.
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Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 57



Levi Masonde is a developer passionate about analyzing large datasets and creating useful information from these data. He is proficient in Python, ReactJS, and Power Platform applications. He is responsible for creating applications and managing databases as well as a lifetime student of programming and enjoys learning new technologies and how to utilize and share what he learns.

Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 14



Eric Blinn is the Sr. Data Architect for Squire Patton Boggs. He is also a SQL author and PASS Local Group leader.
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Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 47



Douglas Castilho has been a SQL Server DBA over 6 years, focuses on tuning, backup, disaster recovery, mirroring, T-SQL, PL-SQL and .NET
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Author Since: 2013
Tip Contributions: 4



Nirali Shastri is an experienced Core Database Administrator having more than 4 years of experience managing large SQL Databases.

Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 2



Aubrey Love is a self-taught DBA with more than six years of experience designing, creating, and monitoring SQL Server databases as a DBA/Business Intelligence Specialist. Certificates include MCSA, A+, Linux+, and Google Map Tools with 40+ years in the computer industry. Aubrey first started working on PCís when they were introduced to the public in the late 70's.
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Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 26



Rakesh Patil has six years of experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator with a focus on performance tuning, configuration, Disaster Recovery, Log Shipping, Database Mirroring, Replication, AlwaysON and AWS.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 2



Sergey Gigoyan is a database professional with more than 10 years of experience, with a focus on database design, development, performance tuning, optimization, high availability, BI and DW design.
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Author Since: 2015
Tip Contributions: 99



Amira Bedhiafi utilizes Azure Analysis Services to harness the power of scalable, cloud-based OLAP cubes for advanced data analysis and multidimensional modeling.

Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 2



Andrea Gnemmi is a Database and Data Warehouse professional with almost 20 years of experience, having started his career in Database Administration with SQL Server 2000.
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Author Since: 2021
Tip Contributions: 22



Hadi Fadlallah is an SQL Server professional with more than 10 years of experience. His main expertise is in data integration. He's one of the top ETL and SQL Server Integration Services contributors at Stackoverflow.com. On the academic level, Hadi holds two master's degrees in computer science and business computing and is seeking a Ph.D. in data science.
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Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 16



Hristo Hristov is a Data Scientist and Power Platform engineer with more than 12 years of experience. Between 2009 and 2016 he was a web engineering consultant working on projects for local and international clients. Since 2017, he has been working for Atlas Copco Airpower in Flanders, Belgium where he has tackled successfully multiple end-to-end digital transformation challenges. His focus is delivering advanced solutions in the analytics domain with predominantly Azure cloud technologies and Python. Hristoís real passion is predictive analytics and statistical analysis. He holds a masterís degree in Data Science and multiple Microsoft certifications covering SQL Server, Power BI, Azure Data Factory and related technologies.
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Author Since: 2021
Tip Contributions: 48



Nai Biao Zhou is a Senior Software Developer with 20+ years of experience in software development, specializing in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and solution architecture design.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 48



Sergiu Onet is a SQL Server Database Administrator for the past 10 years and counting, focusing on automation and making SQL Server run faster.

Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 8



K. Brian Kelley is a SQL Server author and columnist focusing primarily on SQL Server security.
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Author Since: 2008
Tip Contributions: 146



Jan Potgieter has more than two decades of expertise in the database industry as a Certified Microsoft SQL Server Administrator and Database Developer.
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Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 20



Aseel AL-Laham is a Business Intelligence (BI) Specialist with over eight years of experience in the BI field. She started as a QA engineer for BI & Databases, which opened the path to becoming a BI Specialist with a QA soul.

Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 3



Alejandro Cobar is an MCP, SQL Server DBA and Developer with 10+ years of experience working in a variety of environments.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 70



Pablo Echeverria is a talented database administrator and C#.Net software developer since 2006. Pablo wrote the book "Hands-on data virtualization with Polybase". He is also talented at tuning long-running queries in Oracle and SQL Server, reducing the execution time to milliseconds and the resource usage up to 10%. He loves learning and connecting new technologies providing expert-level insight as well as being proficient with scripting languages like PowerShell and bash. You can find several Oracle-related tips in his LinkedIn profile.
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Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 49



Dinesh Asanka is a 10 time Data Platform MVP and frequent speaker at local and international conferences with more than 12 years of database experience.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 19
Microsoft MVP



Ray Barley is a Principal Architect at IT Resource Partners and a MSSQLTips.com BI Expert.
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Author Since: 2008
Tip Contributions: 120



Eduardo Pivaral is an MCSA, SQL Server Database Administrator and Developer with over 15 years experience working in large environments.
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Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 35



Semjon Terehhov is an MCSE in Data Management and Analytics, Data consultant & Partner at Cloudberries Norway.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 8



Manvendra Singh has over 5 years of experience with SQL Server and has focused on Database Mirroring, Replication, Log Shipping, etc.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 163



Bernard Black is a DBA for Beacon Health System in South Bend, IN and has been working with databases for over 15 years.

Author Since: 2014
Tip Contributions: 8



Chandra Rawat is a seasoned ERP Analyst with more than a decade of experience in the dynamic field of Enterprise Technology. His expertise includes Databases (Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL), PeopleSoft ERP, and Web services. He holds a master's degree in information technology from Florida State University.

Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 1



Douglas Correa is a database professional, focused on tuning, high-availability and infrastructure.
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Author Since: 2016
Tip Contributions: 13



Nico Botes is a Data Platform Specialist, focusing on the Microsoft stack. He loves working with data and started his career in IT working with Microsoft SQL Server. After spending a decade in the UK, working for several multi-national organizations across different industries in various roles, he has settled back in his country of birth in a remote part of the Karoo, South Africa.
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Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 1



Cate Murray is responsible for managing the nationally-based talent acquisition strategies of the Apex Systems PMO and Business Analysis Practice and holds her PMP certification from PMI.
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Author Since: 2014
Tip Contributions: 52



Muhammad Kamran is a Senior SQL DBA with many years of experience in providing SQL Server high-availability solutions.

Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 3



Scott Murray has a passion for crafting BI Solutions with SharePoint, SSAS, OLAP and SSRS.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 180



Jeffrey Yao is a senior SQL Server consultant, striving to automate DBA work as much as possible to have more time for family, life and more automation.
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Author Since: 2014
Tip Contributions: 79



Vincent Jiang is a senior DBA for SQL Server and Azure SQL DB with many years of experience, and has certificates for MCSE Infrastructure core and MCSA SQL 2016 administration, with rich experience in the Windows clusters, AOAG cluster, HA/DR for databases, and cloud migration.

Author Since: 2023
Tip Contributions: 1



Ahmad Yaseen is a SQL Server DBA with a bachelorís degree in computer engineering as well as .NET development experience.
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Author Since: 2015
Tip Contributions: 46



Nitansh Agarwal is a lead with 4+ years of extensive experience in database administration where he handles large critical databases.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 6



David Ekete is a software developer and a technical writer passionate about providing solutions and sharing knowledge through articles.
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Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 1



Fikrat Azizov has been working with SQL Server since 2002 and has earned two MCSE certifications. Heís currently working as a Solutions Architect at Slalom Canada.
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Author Since: 2015
Tip Contributions: 68



Maria Zakourdaev has been working with SQL Server for more than 20 years. She is also managing other database technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, RedShift, CouchBase and ElasticSearch.
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Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 26



Joseph D'Antoni is a Senior Architect and SQL Server MVP with over a decade of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. He is currently Principal Consultant at Denny Cherry and Associates.
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Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 1
Microsoft MVP



Haroon Ashraf's interests are Database-Centric Architectures and his expertise includes development, testing, implementation and migration along with Database Life Cycle Management (DLM).
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Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 39



Bhavesh Patel is a SQL Server database professional with 10+ years of experience.
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Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 31



Anirudh Kumar Bhudhiraj is a Full stack developer, developing GUI applications, web-APIs, microservices, and databases(SQL & No-SQL).

Author Since: 2022
Tip Contributions: 1



Rahul Mehta is a Project Architect/Lead working at Tata Consultancy Services focusing on ECM.
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Author Since: 2010
Tip Contributions: 45



Ken Simmons is a database administrator, developer, SQL Server book author and Microsoft SQL Server MVP.
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Author Since: 2008
Tip Contributions: 24



Svetlana Golovko is a DBA with 13 years of the IT experience (including SQL Server and Oracle) with main focus on performance.
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Author Since: 2012
Tip Contributions: 66



Atif Shehzad is a passionate SQL Server DBA, technical reviewer and article author.
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Author Since: 2008
Tip Contributions: 45



Filip Holub is a big SQL Server enthusiast from the Czech Republic with 5 years of DBA experience.
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Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 3



Mircea Dragan is a Senior Computer Scientist with a strong mathematical background with over 18 years of hands-on experience.
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Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 13



Carla Abanes is a certified Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator with extensive experience in data architecture and supporting mission critical databases in production environments.
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Author Since: 2014
Tip Contributions: 17



Chad Churchwell is a SQL Server professional specializing in High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Replication.
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Author Since: 2012
Tip Contributions: 13



Eli Leiba is a senior application DBA, a teacher and a senior database consultant with 19 years of RDBMS experience.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 61



Ben Snaidero has been a SQL Server and Oracle DBA for over 10 years and focuses on performance tuning.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 86



Siddharth Mehta is an Associate Manager with Accenture in the Avanade Division focusing on Business Intelligence.
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Author Since: 2009
Tip Contributions: 152



Diogo Souza has been passionate about clean code, data manipulation, software design and development for almost ten years.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 3



Ashish Kumar Mehta has been contributing to the MSSQLTips.com community since 2009 with over 60 tips.

Author Since: 2009
Tip Contributions: 79



Arshad Ali is a SQL and BI Developer focusing on Data Warehousing projects for Microsoft.
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Author Since: 2009
Tip Contributions: 119



Tim Ford is a Senior Database Administrator with MindBody.
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Author Since: 2007
Tip Contributions: 92



Basit Farooq is a Senior Database Administrator and has worked in the IT industry for 11+ years.
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Author Since: 2012
Tip Contributions: 7



Garry Bargsley is a SQL Server Database Administrator with over 20 years experience in the technology field. His interests and specializations are SQL, Azure, PowerShell and Automation.

Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 5



Ranga Narasimhan has been in IT for over 10 years working on Siebel, Visual Basic, Crystal Reports and SQL Server.
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Author Since: 2008
Tip Contributions: 8



Mohammed Moinudheen is a SQL Server DBA with over 6 years experience managing production databases for a few Fortune 500 companies.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 77



Tim Cullen has been working in the IT industry since 2003 and currently works as a SQL Server Reports Developer.
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Author Since: 2007
Tip Contributions: 38



Ryan Kennedy is a Solutions Architect for Databricks, specializing in helping clients build modern data platforms in the cloud that drive business results.

Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 10



Graham Okely is a SQL Server DBA and has been working with database systems since 1984 and has been specializing in SQL Server since 2007.
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Author Since: 2013
Tip Contributions: 18



Xiaowei Cao has been a SQL DBA and developer for 15+ years, supporting varies environments and has a passion for all aspects of SQL server including the DB engine, SSIS, SSRS, and SSAS.

Author Since: 2021
Tip Contributions: 2



Dattatrey Sindol has 8+ years of experience working with SQL Server BI, Power BI, Microsoft Azure, Azure HDInsight and more.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 40



Matteo Lorini is a DBA and has been working in IT since 1993. He specializes in SQL Server and also has knowledge of MySQL.
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Author Since: 2009
Tip Contributions: 51



Sadequl Hussain has been working with SQL Server since version 6.5 and his life as a DBA has seen him managing mission critical systems.
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Author Since: 2009
Tip Contributions: 36



Simon Liew is an independent SQL Server Consultant in Sydney, Australia. He is a Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server 2008 and holds a Masterís Degree in Distributed Computing.
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Author Since: 2013
Tip Contributions: 44



Vitor Montalv„o is a SQL Server engineer with 20 years of experience in SQL Server, specializing in performance & tuning, data modelling, migration and security.

Author Since: 2016
Tip Contributions: 23



Ian Fogelman is professional DBA with a hunger and interest for data science and application development. Ian enjoys leveraging cloud-based technologies and data to solve and automate tasks. Ian holds a MS in computer science with a concentration in software development. Ian is also a member of his local SQL Server user group and a member of his local data science user group in Columbus Georgia.

Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 10



Diana Moldovan is a DBA and data centric applications developer with 6 years of experience covering SQL 2000, SQL 2005 and SQL 2008.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 26



Poojan Mehta is a DevOps and cloud enthusiast with 1.5 years of experience in developing and managing SQL-based databases. His specializations include AWS, DevOps tools, networking, and SQL.

Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 1



Cintia Del Rio is a Lead SRE. She has been helping companies improve their infrastructure in the cloud for more than 8 years.

Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 1



Junaith Haja is a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant with Browse Info Solutions, Inc and leads a Microsoft SQL Server and BI team.
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Author Since: 2014
Tip Contributions: 6



Joydip Kanjilal - Microsoft MVP (2007 to 2012), Author and Speaker with more than 20 years of experience. Authored more than 500 articles, 8 books and reviewed a dozen books.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 9



Atul Gaikwad has over 14+ years of experience with SQL Server. He currently works for one of the leading MNCs in Pune as a Delivery Manager.

Author Since: 2016
Tip Contributions: 16



Ohad Srur is a Microsoft Solution Expert (MCSE) - Data Platform and the managing director of Data-Best, a consulting company that focuses on assisting to K-12 independent schools.

Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 3



Andy Novick is a SQL Server Developer in the Boston area with 25 years of database and application development experience.
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Author Since: 2006
Tip Contributions: 32
Microsoft MVP



Aveek Das is an experienced Business Intelligence and Data Analytics professional with over four years of expertise in the Microsoft SQL Server BI stack along with Power BI, Qlik and Tableau.
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Author Since: 2020
Tip Contributions: 3



Sherlee Dizon is an IT consultant and web application developer with over 14 years of experience as a software and web developer.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 8



Aakash Patel is a Senior SQL Server DBA for a software firm in Connecticut with 10+ years of experience.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 4



Tim Wiseman is a SQL Server DBA and Python Developer in Las Vegas.
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Author Since: 2012
Tip Contributions: 18



Michelle Gutzait has been involved in IT for 20 years as a developer, business analyst and database consultant.
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Author Since: 2009
Tip Contributions: 6



Gauri Mahajan is very passionate about SQL Server Reporting Services, R, Python, Power BI, the Database engine, etc. and enjoys writing.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 14



Carlos Robles is Data Platform MVP and multi-platform DBA with +10 years of experience in database technologies.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 6
Microsoft MVP



Aleksejs Kozmins is a Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence professional, focused on efficient SQL Server Integration Services processes.
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Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 5



Gareth Newman is a SQL Database Administrator and Microsoft Certified Professional from the UK. He has experience in HADR, Clustering, Performance Tuning, Replication, Migrations, Upgrades, Distributed Always On Availability Groups and more.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 2



Percy Reyes is a SQL Server MVP and Sr. Database Administrator focused on SQL Server Internals with over 10+ years of extensive experience managing critical database servers.
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Author Since: 2014
Tip Contributions: 12



Kenneth Igiri is a Database Administrator with eProcess International S.A. Ecobankís technology services hub. He has over eight years of experience with SQL Server and Oracle.
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Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 3



Brady Upton is a Database Administrator and SharePoint superstar in Nashville, TN.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 48



Akhil Mahajan is a Data Architect with Digital Innovations Division of Insight with over 16 years of experience with Architecture, Data Analytics and Big Data.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 2



Jignesh Raiyani is a SQL Server Developer/DBA with experience in design and development of T-SQL procedures and query performance tuning.

Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 3



Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server and Software Architect, Author, and a former Microsoft Data Platform MVP (2009-2018).
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Author Since: 2016
Tip Contributions: 18



Tim Smith works as a DBA and developer and also teaches Automating ETL on Udemy.
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Author Since: 2013
Tip Contributions: 145



Erica Woods, Cate Murray and Jeff Baird all work for Apex Systems.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 1



Aaron Nelson is a Senior SQL Server Architect with over 10 years experience in architecture, BI, development and tuning.
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Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 8
Microsoft MVP



Ben Richardson is the owner of Acuity Training, a UK based IT training business offering SQL training up to advanced administration courses.

Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 6



Deepak Kumeri is a senior SharePoint Administrator and with experience in MOSS 2007, SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 and SharePoint online.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 4



Ayman Elnory is a Senior Database Consultant with 7+ years of experience with a proven record as an accomplished SQL Server Database Administrator.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 1



John Grover is a 25-year IT veteran with experience in SQL Server, Oracle, clustering and virtualization.

Author Since: 2013
Tip Contributions: 11



David Bird has years of IT Experience working as a DBA and programmer on Windows, UNIX, and mainframes.

Author Since: 2009
Tip Contributions: 5



Ameena Lalani is a MCSA on SQL Server 2016. She is a SQL Server veteran and started her journey with SQL Server 2000. She has implemented numerous High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions.

Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 19



Derek Colley is a UK-based DBA and BI Developer with more than a decade of experience working with SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL.

Author Since: 2013
Tip Contributions: 32



John Martin is a Data Platform Engineer working in the financial sector as well as Director-at-Large for the PASS organisation and currently a Microsoft Data Platform MVP.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 11
Microsoft MVP



Esat Erkec is a Microsoft certified SQL Server Database Administrator that has been working with SQL Server since 2004.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 7



Laeeq Hamid has more than 10 years of experience working with SQL Server databases. Laeeq gets involved in database application design, monitoring, development, data migration, performance tuning and ETL.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 2



Satnam Singh is a Lead SQL Server DBA with Capgemini in India with 12 years of experience on Microsoft SQL Server Technologies.

Author Since: 2019
Tip Contributions: 1



Nat Sundar is working as an independent SQL BI consultant in the UK with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering.
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Author Since: 2016
Tip Contributions: 38



Ranga Babu is a SQL Server DBA with experience on performance tuning and high availability.

Author Since: 2016
Tip Contributions: 17



Makeda Waterman is an online media journalist with a passion for helping people succeed. Her articles are featured on CNBC Make It., Yahoo Finance News, Fast Company, Glassdoor, and Elite Daily. She a

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 3



Susantha Bathige currently works at Pearson North America as a Production DBA. He has over ten years of experience in SQL Server as a Database Engineer, Developer, Analyst and Production DBA.
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Author Since: 2015
Tip Contributions: 7



Jayendra is a Project Leader with many years of IT experience. He has strong knowledge in software development and project management.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 7



Armando Prato has close to 30 years of industry experience and has been working with SQL Server since version 6.5.
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Author Since: 2007
Tip Contributions: 32



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Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 1



Kenneth Krehbiel is an avid and lifelong learner with 5 years of data analytics experience using SAS and SSRS. His focus recently has been BI with an emphasis in web development and agile solutions.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 1



Pinakin Patel is a SQL Server Admin / AWS Solutions Architect with experience in SQL Server 2000 to 2016.

Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 10



Saurabh Desai is a Business Intelligence Architect and Data Scientist in the Investment Banking industry helping firms build analytics and data science platforms.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 1



Robert Pearl is a SQL MVP, and President of Pearl Knowledge Solutions, Inc., offering SQLCentric monitoring and DBA services.
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Author Since: 2011
Tip Contributions: 8



Balamurugan Loganathan is a UK based Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence professional with 13 years of experience.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 1



Narendra Bhogavalli is Solutions Architect with more than 10 years of experience with Microsoft technologies.

Author Since: 2018
Tip Contributions: 1



Parvathy Natraj is an independent Agile Data Analyst in the UK with Master Degree in Business Administration. She is an ISEB Certified tester and Microsoft Certified System Administrator.
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Author Since: 2017
Tip Contributions: 5



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Tip Contributions: 10



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Author Since: 2015
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Author Since: 2014
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Rob Fisch has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5 as a dba, developer, report writer and data warehouse designer.
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