AJ is DBA in Austin, Texas. He has worked with databases for 15+ years and has a variety of experiences, having worked for military, civilian organizations, and the federal government. His main interests are in high availability, disaster recovery, with a minor in database performance analysis, and tuning. He is an active member of CACTUSS and a habitual PASS volunteer. He gives his time freely to SQL Events by speaking and sharing his experiences and loves being a part of the SQL Community.