This book is aimed at the SQL Server developer who wishes to learn about the enhanced data warehousing features and new services available in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services, and IT professionals and managers who wish to investigate SQL Server's data warehousing capabilities.
Christopher Graves is President of RapidCF, a ColdFusion development company in Canton Connecticut. Chris leads projects with Oracle 8i and SQL Server 2000 typically coupled to web based solutions.
Mark Scott serves as a consultant for RDA, a provider of advanced technology consulting services. He develops multi-tier, data-centric web applications. He is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer + Internet, Solution Developer, Database Administrator and Trainer.
As a partner of a consulting firm, Applied Technology Group, Mike Benkovich has a broad range of experience with development technologies and platforms. Besides SQL Server, he has worked extensively with Informix, Oracle, C++, Visual Basic, PowerBuilder and Unix. Mike can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Turley is a Senior Instructor and Consultant for SQL Soft+ Training and Consulting in Beaverton, Oregon and Bellevue, Washington. He specializes in database solution development, software design, programming, and project management frameworks.
Robert Skoglund is President and Managing Director of RcS Consulting Services, Inc. Robert also provides certified training services to Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centres nationwide and internationally. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Sakhr Youness is a senior architect at Commerce One, Inc. He is a professional engineer and a Microsoft certified solution developer who has experience in data modelling, business-to-business (B2B) applications, client server and database application development. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robin Dewson is currently working on a system called "Vertigo", replacing the old trading system called "Kojak". He has been with a large US Investment bank in the City of London for over 5 years.
Sam Ferguson is an IT Consultant with API Software, a growing IT Solutions Company based in Glasgow, Scotland. Sam works in various fields but specialises in Visual Basic, SQL Server, XML, and all things .Net.
Tony Bain (MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA) is a senior database consultant for SQL Services. While he has experience with various database platforms, SQL Server has been the focus of his attention. During this time he has been responsible for the design, development and administration of numerous SQL Server based solutions.
Terrence Joubert is a Software Engineer working with Victoria Computer Services. He also works as a freelance Technical Reviewer for several publishing companies. As a developer and aspiring author, Terrence enjoys reading about and experimenting with new technologies, especially the Microsoft .Net products.