Buck Woody has been working with technology for over twenty-five years, beginning as an administrator and trainer and moving to programming and database administration.
He has worked for the U.S. Air Force, at an IBM reseller, and for NASA and U.S. Space Command. He has been a DBA and Database Developer on everything from an Oracle system running on a VAX to SQL Server and DB2 installations. Buck has a business degree and several industry certifications, including MCSE, MCDBA and Brainbench DBA, has led database classes at the University of Washington, and is the author of over 300 SQL Server articles and four published SQL Server books.
He was awarded the Microsoft MVP Award in 2006 for SQL Server and started work in the SQL Server Team at Microsoft a year later. He is currently a SQL Server Technical Specialist at Microsoft and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.