Pedro Lopes is a Senior Program Manager in the Database Systems group, with special focus on the Relational Engine for all in-market versions of SQL Server. He also connects closely with several high profile SQL Server customers and partners in the field, to understand more about product usage and gather feedback that drives improvements back into the product.
He has extensive background in performance tuning and optimization, and has co-developed several of Microsoft's WorkshopPLUS courses in these topics.
He blogs about all things SQL at http://aka.ms/sqlserverteam and http://aka.ms/sqlinsights, home of AdaptiveIndexDefrag and the SQL Swiss Army Knife script series. He also developed BPCheck shared at GitHub (http://aka.ms/BPCheck)
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