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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Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Unleashed - 19 May 2003

How to Upgrade a SQL Server 7.0 Cluster to a SQL Server 2000 Cluster - 02 May 2003

Real Life DBA: Dealing with a SQL Server Cluster Failover - 30 Apr 2003

Testing SQL Server 2000 Clusters - 20 Apr 2003

Tips for Using SQL Server 2000 64-Bit - 17 Apr 2003

Installing the SQL Server 2000 Service Pack - 17 Apr 2003

Installing SQL Server 2000 Clustering - 16 Apr 2003

Preparing for SQL Server 2000 Clustering - 15 Apr 2003

SQL Server 2000 XML Distilled - 15 Apr 2003

How to Install SQL Server 2000 Clustering - 14 Apr 2003