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a) Provide quality assurance to ensure success of these enterprise systems.
b) Drive the enterprise feature requirements back into the product
c) Create Best practices from our learnings
This blog will be about these learnings and best practices. It will be technical and targeted mostly at the enterprise customer space. We welcome comments, questions, dialog from anyone at anytime, but remember we bring a deep technical knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server so leave the licensing questions for the marketing guys J
The Customer Advisory Team Members who will be posting:
Mark Souza – 23+ years working on RDBMS technology with 12+ on Microsoft SQL Server. I get to manage these database geeks
Tom Davidson – 25+ years database technology with 10+ Microsoft SQL Server specializing in Performance and Tuning
Prem Mehra – 35+ years in the database industry specializing in IO technologies and High Availability
Prakash Sundaresan – 7+ years on the SQL Server Engine development team. Knows the Query Processor inside and out.
Kevin Cox – New member to the SQLCAT unit but brings 25 years of industry experience and strong SSIS and OLTP skills
Howard Yin – Another newbie SQLCAT guy. Comes from Oracle originally but we let him join us anyway. All around great skills with the product.
Lubor Kollar – 17+ years database engine development, 9+ with SQL Server. Currently member of SQLCAT with ongoing background responsibility as Group Program Manager on the Engine development team.
Gert Drapers – Has recently moved to Visual Studio team creating cool database development tools but is allowed lifelong membership to SQLCAT. Also the best SQL Server developer in the world.
Starting in September, we will be posting often. Let us know if there is a specific area of interest and we would be happy to blog about it. Enjoy!