Owner / Principal of LobsterPot Solutions (lobsterpot.com.au)
Bio:Rob Farley runsLobsterPot Solutions (http://lobsterpot.com.au),a Gold Partner SQL Server and Business Intelligence consultancy, a companyproviding consulting services and training in almost every aspect of SQL Server.
He came into the SQL Server world from development background, having spent manyyears creating data-driven applications. His understanding of T-SQL stems fromstudying Pure Mathematics at university before he'd gone anywhere near adatabase.
He has been a SQL Server MVP since 2006, and is also a Microsoft CertifiedTrainer. You may have seen him present (or even sing) at conferences in manyparts of the world, including events run by PASS, for which he sits on theBoard of Directors. His real passions are his Christian walk, his wife andchildren, and Arsenal Football Club.
He is based in Adelaide, Australia, and blogs at http://sqlblog.com/blogs/rob_farley,although you can also find him in print in both of the MVP Deep Dives books,and in the book Professional SQL Server 2012 Internals and Troubleshooting.