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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Start Preparing Today for the SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Certification Exam - 25 May 2001

An Exclusive Interview with Author Fernando Guerrero On How to Get the Most of ADO.NET and SQL Server - 24 May 2001

Windows 2000 Cluster Services: Testing and Verifying the Windows 2000 Cluster Service - 27 Apr 2001

Install Windows 2000 Cluster Services: Installing the Windows 2000 Cluster Service: Node 1 - 26 Apr 2001

Install Windows 2000 Clustering Services: Establishing User Accounts and Security - 25 Apr 2001

Install Windows 2000 Cluster Services: Installing and Configuring Windows 2000 - 24 Apr 2001

Install Windows 2000 Cluster Services: Selecting and Preparing the Hardware - 23 Apr 2001

How to Install Windows 2000 Cluster Services - 22 Apr 2001

How to Do SQL Server Performance Trend Analysis Part 1: Using Performance Monitor to Log Data - 20 Mar 2000

How to Do SQL Server Performance Trend Analysis Part 2: Storing Performance Data in SQL Server - 19 Mar 2000