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SQL Server Training the Redgate way

San Francisco 2012

Wednesday 03 October 2012

Noemi Moreno

BI Developer, Redgate Software

Noemi joined Redgate a year ago bringing a wealth of BI experience, including MCTS: SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance, and MCITP: Business Intelligence Developer 2008.

Tom Austin

SQL International Team Representative

Tom has spent the last 3 years with the SQL tools division, focusing exclusively on developer tools. He’s worked closely with customers from many different industries to improve efficiency and productivity in their development environments. Recently he has been involved in webinars focusing on database versioning using SQL Source Control.

Sebastian Meine, PhD

SQL Stylist

Sebastian is the SQL Stylist at llc. He founded in 2010 to fully engage in his passion for SQL Server. Sebastian provides training and consulting services. He specializes in T-SQL Test Driven Development (TDD) and performance tuning, and regularly shares his knowledge with audiences world-wide through his writings and speaking engagements.

Dennis Lloyd


Dennis is a software development coach at Curiously Correct. He has broad experience in the software development life-cycle with specialized focus on Agile practices and database technologies. His goal is to help development teams deliver value to their customers by focusing on improving quality and development work-flow.

Ernest Hwang

Senior Software Engineer, Practice Fusion

Ernest is a senior software engineer at Practice Fusion in San Francisco and has been working with SQL Server since 1999. Over the past three years, Ernest has been using Redgate SQL Source Control, SQL Compare, SQL Data Compare, and SQL Test to automate Practice Fusion’s Continuous Integration efforts and instrument database deployments.

David Atkinson

Project Manager, Redgate

Since 2005 David has worked on a number of tools for SQL Server beginning with SQL comparison and deployment tools. More recently David’s attention has been focused on bringing SQL Source Control to market. He is currently on a mission to bring the benefits of continuous integration and other Agile practices to database development teams.

David Simner

Software Engineer, Redgate

David started coding when he was 10, after a brief stint pretending to be an academic he joined the Redgate in 2009 as a software developer and has worked on many different products over the years. Currently he’s working in the DLM Dashboard team, and is one of the six Build Masters at Redgate. David has presented sessions at UK SQL Bits conferences, at various SQL in the City events since 2011, at NDC Oslo, Southern Fried Agile, and DDD East Anglia.

Benjamin Nevarez

Senior Database Administrator, NBC Universal

Benjamin Nevarez is a database professional and has more than 15 years of experience with relational databases, and has been working with SQL Server since version 6.5. Benjamin is the author of “Inside the SQL Server Query Optimizer”, published by Redgate books. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and has been a speaker at several technology conferences, including PASS Summit and SQL Server Connections. Benjamin blogs at

Justin Caldicott

Product Manager, Redgate

Justin began developing software at the tender age of 11. 20 years later he still loves it in all its various forms: synthesizer audio software, fast food e-commerce, diary software, iPhone apps, many computer games, and database tools. Justin’s entrepreneurial skills (he began his own business 8 years ago) have come in handy at Redgate where he’s been a developer and product manager. Recently he’s been working Redgate’s tool for automating deployments called Deployment Manager.

John Theron

President, Redgate

John ‘s association with Redgate began in 2006 when he served on Redgate’s first Council of Advisors, and he joined Redgate full-time in 2011. John has over 20 years of experience in product management and general management positions in large and small software companies including Wonderware, Quest and Rockwell Automation.