Arshad Ali has worked with Microsoft over the last five years and has more than eleven years' experience in the computer industry. As a DB/BI Consultant, in an end-to-end delivery role, he has worked on a several enterprise scale data warehousing project for enabling\developing BI\Analytic solutions. He specializes in Database, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence application design, development and deployment.
Arshad holds many certifications, including MCSE, MCITP, MCAD, and MCSD. He regularly presents and has written more than 200 articles related to database, warehousing and BI. He holds a masters degree in computer applications (MCA - Master in Computer Applications) and a degree in business administration in IT (MBA-IT - Master in Business Administration in IT). http://arshadali.blogspot.in/
Manpreet Singh works with Microsoft Services Global Delivery (MSGD) as a Consultant. Manpreet has an expertise in developing Business Intelligence solutions on Microsoft SharePoint. At MSGD Manpreet has worked on a couple of POCs around Microsoft's BIG Data offering and has been following up developments on BIG Data right from the days of initial launch of Microsoft Distribution of Hadoop (MDH) codenamed Isotope. Manpreet has co-authored books and articles on Microsoft Technologies.