Glenn Berry is a Principal Consultant with SQLskills. He has worked as a SQL Server professional for many years in a variety of roles, most recently as Database Architect for Avalara in Parker, CO.
Glenn has been a SQL Server MVP since 2007, and he has a whole collection of Microsoft certifications, including MCITP, MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD, MCAD, and MCTS, which proves that he likes to take tests. His expertise includes DMVs, high availability, hardware selection and configuration, and performance tuning.
Glenn is heavily involved in the SQL Server community, and is a frequent speaker at user groups, SQL Saturdays, and the PASS Community Summit. He is the author of the book
SQL Server Hardware, and he wrote chapters for SQL Server MVP Deep Dives and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2 books.
Glenn's blog is at sqlserverperformance.wordpress.com and he can be reached by email at glenn@SQLskills.com and
on Twitter at @GlennAlanBerry.
Glenn Berry (@GlennAlanBerry) of SQLskills.com runs down why sequential I/O throughput is critical for many SQL Server tasks, and explains how to avoid artificial bottlenecks by choosing hardware components wisely.