Ben DeBow is a consultant who works with customers of all sizes on their mission-critical applications and SQL Server deployments. His versatility allows him to assist with everything from virtualization and consolidation to schema design, performance tuning, and disk architectures – and everything in between. He has tuned and deployed some of the largest and most complex SQL Server solutions in the world. An active member of the SQL Server community, Ben is also an MCDBA, MCSE, and MCITP. He is the co-founder of SQLHA with Allan Hirt and can be reached at http://www.sqlha.com.