Brad McGehee


Professional Experience


Brad M. McGehee is a MCSE+I, MCSD, and MCT (former) with a Bachelors’ degree in Economics and a Masters in Business Administration. Currently the Director of DBA Education for Red Gate Software, Brad is an accomplished Microsoft SQL Server MVP with over 10 years’ SQL Server experience. Having founded the popular community site SQL-Server-Performance.Com, where he now acts as the technical editor and forum moderator, Brad specializes in SQL Server Administration, Performance Tuning, and High Availability. He regularly consults with multiple clients, helping them to get the most out of SQL Server.



Community Support


Brad is a frequent speaker at SQL PASS, SQL Connections, SQL Server user groups, and other industry seminars, where he shares his 10 years’ cumulative knowledge.


A well-respected and trusted name in SQL Server literature, Brad is the author or co-author of more than 12 technical books and over 100 published articles. His most recent book (as a co-author) is Professional SQL Server 2005 Administration by Wrox Press.



Home Life


When he is not travelling to spread his knowledge on SQL Server, Brad lives in Hawaii, where he enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter.


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PASS Community Summit 2004 CD-ROM Compilation - 28 Feb 2004

Professional SQL Server 2000 Database Design - 14 Feb 2004

Professional SQL Server 2000 Data Warehousing with Analysis Services - 01 Feb 2004

Kerberos Protocol Transition and Constrained Delegation - 24 Jan 2004

Professional SQL Server 2000 DTS - 21 Jan 2004

An Interview with Simon Galbraith, Marketing Director of Red Gate Software, on Major Trends in the SQL Server Market - 16 Jan 2004

Professional SQL Server 2000 Programming - 17 Dec 2003

An Exclusive Interview with Edward Whalen Co-Author of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Performance Tuning - 30 Nov 2003

Professional SQL Server 2000 XML - 18 Nov 2003

An Exclusive Interview with Author Fernando Guerrero On How to Get the Most of ADO.NET and SQL Server - 31 Oct 2003