Pramod Sadalage is a consultant for ThoughtWorks, an enterprise application development and integration company. He is coauthor of Refactoring Databases: Evolutionary Database Design with Scott Ambler and Evolutionary Database Design with Martin Fowler. He first pioneered the practices and processes of evolutionary database design and database refactoring in 1999 while working on a large J2EE application using the Extreme Programming (XP) methodology. To make it easy for everyone to use evolutionary design in databases, Pramod writes and speaks about database administration on evolutionary projects, the adoption of evolutionary processes with regard to databases, and evolutionary practices impact upon database administration. When he is not working, you can find him spending time with his wife Rupali and daughter Arula, and trying to improve his running.