Pinal Dave is a technology evangelist for Pluralsight. He has written over 3,300 related articles on his blog at http://blog.sqlauthority.com. He has also authored 17 video courses and authored 11 books. He specializes in SQL Server performance tuning, has over 11 years of hands-on experience, and holds a Master of Science degree and a number of certifications, including MCTS, MCDBA, and MCAD (.NET). He has presented at many technology conferences and is consistently a top-rated speaker.