James Anderson is a SQL Server production DBA based in Southampton. Working on multi terabyte databases that provide the backbone for many large scale loyalty reward schemes in the UK and Europe. He has been working with databases since 2008. The first and worst RDBMS he worked with was Paradox. He quickly moved to using T-SQL in SQL Server 2005 and has have worked on every version of the product since. Loves are catching bugs, query tuning and server optimisation.