Adam Machanic is a database-focused software engineer, writer and speaker based in Boston, Mass.
He has implemented SQL Server for a variety of high-availability OLTP and large-scale data
warehouse applications, and also specializes in .NET data access layer performance optimization. He
is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for SQL Server and a Microsoft Certified
Professional. Machanic is co-author of Pro SQL Server 2005, published by