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pTobias Thernstrom has 13+ years' experience with SQL Server, serves as program manager on the SQL Engine Platform Team at Microsoft, and helped develop several Microsoft certifications for SQL Server.pAnn Weber, MCITP, MCSE, is an instructor, consultant, and author with more than 12 years' experience with SQL Server. A Microsoft Certified Trainer, Ann has developed several courses and other learning materials for Microsoft.pMike Hotek is a SQL Server(R) expert with three decades' experience as a consultant and solution developer. He has written several books, including Microsoft(R) SQL Server(R) 2008 Step by Step.