Jeff Garbus is a well-known author, lecturer and consultant with more than 20 years of expertise in architecture, tuning and the administration of Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase ASE, Oracle, and other databases. Jeff has assisted clients of all sizes, from .com startups to the most demanding F100 clients. His specialty has always been maximizing database performance for his clients. Jeff has recently released his 16th book: Microsoft Transact SQL – The Definitive Guide. Jeff is also the founder and CEO of Soaring Eagle Consulting, a consulting and management consulting firm specializing in all aspects of database and information management. Jeff blogs at and