Grant Fritchey, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, has more than twenty years experience in IT. That time was spent in technical support, development and database administration. Grant currently works as a Product Evangelist at Red Gate Software. Grant writes articles for publication at SQL Server Central and Simple-Talk. He has published books including, "SQL Server Execution Plans" and "SQL Server 2012 Query Performance Tuning." Grant has written chapters for "Beginning SQL Server 2012 Administration", "SQL Server Team-based Development" "SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2", "Pro SQL Server 2012 Practices" and "Expert Performance Indexing in SQL Server". Grant Fritchey currently serves on the Board of Directors of the PASS organization, the leading source of educational content and training on the Microsoft Data Platform, as President.