, Independent SQL Server Consultant
Benjamin Nevarez is a database professional based in Los Angeles, CA, and author of "Inside the SQL Server Query Optimizer." He has also contributed to other books on SQL Server, including "SQL Server 2008 Internals." Benjamin has 20 years of experience with relational databases and has been working with SQL Server since version 6.5. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and has been a speaker at several conferences, including PASS Summit and SQL Server Connections.