About the Author
has been working with object oriented languages and databases for more than a decade. He has worked with Sybase, SQL Server, Oracle and DB2. He regularly blogs on sqlblog.com, mostly about database unit testing, defensive programming, and query optimization.
Alex has written multiple articles on simple-talk.com and devx.com, and contributed a chapter to "MVP Deep Dives" book. Currently he works with DRW Trading Group in Chicago, where he leads a team of developers, practicing agile development, defensive programming, and database unit testing every day. In his leisure time Alex prepares for and runs ultramarathons.