Jeffrey R. Garbus’s background includes a B.S. Degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and work experience from PC's to Mainframes and back again. Jeff has many years of client / server, Sybase, and Microsoft SQL Server experience, with a special emphasis on assisting clients in migrating from existing systems to pilot and large-scale projects with very large databases. He is well-known in the industry, having spoken at user conferences and user groups for many years, written articles and columns for many magazines nationally and internationally, as well as having written over a dozen books. Recently his focus has been on database performance, tuning, monitoring, and reengineering. Jeff has been in consulting, training, and the software businesses for over 2 decades. He has a demonstrated talent for staying at the leading edge of technology, as well as transferring his knowledge to others.