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Tony Davis and Shawn McGehee

Tony Davis is an Editor with Red Gate Software, based in Cambridge (UK), specializing in databases, and especially SQL Server. He edits articles and writes editorials for both the Simple-talk.com and SQLServerCentral.com websites and newsletters, with a combined audience of over 1.5 million subscribers. You can sample his short-form written wisdom at either his Simple-Talk.com blog, or his SQLServerCentral.com author page.

Shawn McGehee is a DBA living in Orlando, FL. He has been working in IT since graduating high school in 1997, in positions ranging from web developer, to help desk operative, to his current position as a Senior DBA. He is heavily involved in the SQL Server community, speaking at and organizing local users groups in Florida since 2008, and is currently President of the OPASS group in Lake Mary, FL.

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