Mike Byrd

Former rocket scientist and USAF Fighter Pilot -- now a SQL Server geek. Past opportunities include free-lance technical writer for PC Magazine, Senior Software Manager for government sponsored munitions effectiveness committee, and IT Director for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (9 years), Currently senior database consultant for several companies. Presenter at many SQL Saturdays in US, Europe, and Australia. Ideal job is sproc and query performance tuning or TSQL instruction

Specialties
SQL Server performance tuning; database (OLTP & OLAP) architecture; trouble-shooting; teaching TSQL (Basic through Advanced).

Video presentations (for local SQL Server user groups or SQL Saturdays) can be found at http://usergroup.tv/videos/category/speaker/mike-byrd

Looking only for part-time or short-time opportunities -- either performance tuning or TSQL training.
  • Interests: Water skiing, boating, tennis, Sudoku and KenKen puzzles

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