Vinod has done his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai (formerly known as Madras), India. He has been working on Microsoft Technologies for the past 4+ years. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) on SQL Server and a Microsoft Certified Professional. Going by the passion for MS Technologies, Certification exams has been one of his areas of interest and he has completed MCSA (2000, 2003), MCSE (2000), MCDBA, MCSD (VB, .NET), MCAD. More of his SQL Server expertise can be caught at the site he hosts www.ExtremeExperts.com. Vinod has initiated a SQL Server community in Bangalore, popularly known as the Silicon Valley of India. To capture more events on SQL Server, join the group at http://groups.msn.com/SQLBang which was formed as an initiative to bring PASS community in India.