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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Performance Windows 98/ME When Running SQL Server - 10 Apr 2003

Performance Tuning Windows 2000 When Running SQL Server - 09 Apr 2003

The Ultimate SQL Server - 31 Mar 2003

SQL Server Backup, Recovery and Troubleshooting - 20 Mar 2003

SQL Server: Common Problems, Tested Solutions - 24 Feb 2003

Learn About SQL Server Disaster Recovery from Greg Robidoux of Edgewood Solutions - 11 Feb 2003

Start to Finish Guide to SQL Server Performance Tuning - 05 Feb 2003

Performance Tuning SQL Server CE - 01 Feb 2003

Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server 2000 in 21 Days - 22 Jan 2003

Transact-SQL Cookbook - 02 Jan 2003