Consultant and Trainer, Data Education
Adam Machanic is a Boston-based independent database consultant, writer, and speaker. Involved in SQL Server implementations for both high-availability OLTP and large-scale data warehouse applications, he has optimized data access layer performance for several data-intensive applications. Contributor to numerous websites and magazines, including SQLblog, Simple Talk, Search SQL Server, SQL Server Professional, CoDe, and VSJ, he also collaborated on several SQL Server books, including "SQL Server 2008 Internals" (Microsoft Press, 2009) and "Expert SQL Server 2005 Development" (Apress, 2007).
Adam regularly speaks at user groups, community events, and conferences on a variety of SQL Server and .NET-related topics. He is a Microsoft MVP for SQL Server, a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), and a former member of the INETA North American Speakers Bureau.