Satya Shyam K Jayanty is an Independent consultant working as a Principal Architect and Director for D Bi A Solutions Limited based in the UK. He has a Master's degree in Economics and Commerce from Osmania University, Hyderabad (India) and an MBA – Systems from the University of the West of England. Satya started his career in the IT industry in 1992, and he has been working with SQL Server (from version 4.2) for more than 15 years and has been an accomplished Microsoft SQL Server MVP for the last six years. Satya is a frequent speaker and SME volunteer at Microsoft Tech-Ed, SQL PASS, SQL Bits, Scottish Area SQL Server user group. He maintains a blog at http://www.sqlserver-qa.net and http://www.sql-server-performance.com.