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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Transact-SQL Language Reference Guide - 24 Dec 2002

Upgrade to SQL Server 2000 SP1 for Improved Performance - 30 Sep 2002

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 - 20 Sep 2002

Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Performance Tuning Technical Reference - 03 Sep 2002

Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 7.0: Notes from the Field - 20 Aug 2002

Gnosis Transaction Manager for SQL Server - 02 Aug 2002

Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Resource Guide - 01 Aug 2002

Use SET STATISTICS IO and SET STATISTICS TIME to Help Tune Your SQL Server Queries - 31 Jul 2002

Practical Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 - 23 Jul 2002

Professional SQL Server 7.0 Programming - 10 Jul 2002