Chad Mattox is a Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft specializing in Performance, High Availability and SQL Development. Chad’s experience with SQLServer began in 1999 when he joined the Microsoft Product Support Services team where he supported SQL Server 6.5, 7.0 and ultimately 2000. After PSS,Chad moved into consulting where he worked on many custom development solutions built on the Microsoft Platform. In 2007 Chad transitioned into PFE,where he has been ever since. Chad’s main preparation for the MCM certification came in the years of experience working with SQL Server primarilyover the last 6 years in PFE.