Description: Paul S. Randal (<a href="mailto:Paul@SQLskills.com">Paul@SQLskills.com</a>, twitter <a href="http://twitter.com/PaulRandal">@PaulRandal</a>) is a world-renowned speaker, author, and instructor at SQLskills.com; he is also the CEO. He worked on the SQL Server Storage Engine team at Microsoft from 1999 to 2007, writing DBCC CHECKDB/repair for SQL Server 2005 and with responsibility for the entire Core Storage Engine during SQL Server 2008 development. Paul is an expert on disaster recovery, high availability, SQL Server internals, and database operations, and is a regular presenter at conferences worldwide. He owns and runs the company with his wife, Kimberly L. Tripp, and in their spare time they like to seek out odd-shaped bottom dwellers at remote dive sites around the world!
Interests: Doing anything with my wife, Kimberly Tripp: