Dejan Sarka is MCT and MCDBA certified and a Microsoft(R) MVP for SQL Server(R). He teaches and consults for Solid Quality Mentors, speaks at TechEd and PASS, and develops OLTP, OLAP, and data mining solutions.
Itzik Ben-Gan is a senior SQL Server instructor and consultant with 10 years of experience in networking, development, databases, and data warehousing. He is a popular columnist and contributing editor for "SQL Server Magazine". Highly certified, he is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer + Internet (MCSE+1), a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), and a Microsoft SQL Server "Most Valuable Professional."
Ron Talmage is a mentor with SolidQ. He is a SQL Server MVP, PASS Northwest US Regional Mentor, and current Chapter Leader of the Redmond-based Pacific Northwest SQL Server Users Group. He has been involved with SQL Server since version 4.21a, and has contributed to numerous SQL Server white papers and articles. His current focus is on database administration for relational data warehouses using SQL Server.