About this EBook


Eric Russo

Experienced in the management of large DBA teams involving offshore staff, Eric Russo is Vice President and Practice Leader for Datavail's SQL Server and MySQL Client Services teams. Eric specializes in ITIL certification, management of local and remote staff, project coordination, database administration, change management, server OS administration, programming and scripting. Eric’s years of experience as a DBA programmer, ITIL implementer, and change control manager allow him to run high-performance DBA teams providing exceptional customer support. In his off time Eric enjoys spending time with his family, snowboarding, karate, running and computer games.

Pinal Dave

Pinal Dave is a Pluralsight Developer Evangelist and is working with Datavail and its SQL practice to expand offerings. He has authored 11 SQL Server database books, 17 Pluralsight courses and has written more than 3,200 articles on the database technology on his blog, Journey to SQL Authority. Along with 11+ years of hands-on experience he holds a Masters of Science degree and a number of certifications, including MCTS, MCDBA and MCAD (.NET). His past work experiences include Technology Evangelist at Microsoft and Sr. Consultant at SolidQ.


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