Andy Novick

Andy Novick is a SQL Server developer, MVP, author and instructor specializing in optimizing the performance of terabyte scale databases. Andy's work focuses on both the database design and database code. His design work concentrates on making large tables as accessible as possible through proper partitioning, compression, and other data management techniques. Andy's work as a coder has often created 75% performance increases. In additon to writing "Transact-SQL User-Defined Functions" on his own and coauthoring "SQL Server 2000 XML Distilled", Andy writes for several web sites including his own,