Helping the community solve problems together
Kathi is the Editor of Simple Talk and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. She has worked with SQL Server for 22 years and has authored, co-authored, or tech edited 15 technical books.
Kathi is the co-leader of the PASS Women in Technology Virtual Group and a volunteer at LaunchCode. When Kathi isn’t working she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cycling, singing, and climbing the stairs of tall buildings.
Steve is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and has been working with SQL Server since version 4.2 on OS/2. After working as a DBA and developer for a variety of companies, Steve co-founded the community website SQLServerCentral.com in 2001.
Since 2004, Steve has been the full-time editor of the site, ensuring it continues to be a great resource for SQL Server professionals. Over the last decade, Steve has written hundreds of articles about SQL Server for SQLServerCentral.com, SQL Server Standard magazine, SQL Server Magazine and Database Journal.
Kendra Little is a DevOps Advocate at Redgate. Kendra started out in tech as a Build Operations Engineer at a startup and developed into a Senior Database Administrator at a Fortune 100 corporation.
She later transitioned into consulting and training, focusing on database performance tuning. Kendra has taught developers and DBAs around the world to write fast, reliable code and to improve tempo and code quality in the software engineering process for databases.
Grant is a Data Platform MVP and AWS Community Builder with over 30 years' experience in IT, including time spent in support and development.
Grant has experience with both on-premises, and cloud-based data management, and DevOps. He has experience with multiple development languages and platforms. Grant has written books for Apress and Simple-Talk. Grant presents at conferences and user groups, large and small, all over the world. Grant volunteers for PASS and is on the Board of Directors as the Immediate Past President. He joined Redgate Software as a product advocate January 2011.