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Hi, I’m Louis, the editor of Simple-Talk. I’ve been a data architect and technical writer for over 30 years. I’ve previously been a Microsoft MVP since 2004 until 2024, and have authored many books including a series on Database Design, and most recently Pro SQL Server Relational Database Design and Implementation.

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