Gail is a Database Specialist focusing on database performance tuning and database recovery, with a particular interest in topics such as indexing strategies, execution plans, and writing T-SQL code that performs well and scales gracefully. Gail holds a Microsoft Certified Master certification for SQL Server 2008 and is a Data Platform MVP. She is a frequent poster on the SQL Server Central forums, writes articles for both SQLServerCentral.com and Simple-Talk.com, and has spoken at SQL Saturdays locally and internationally, SQL Bits and at the PASS Community Summit. Gail has been responsible for extending the lifespan of many an application by performance-tuning their databases as well as providing technical guidance on all things SQL Server related. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Courses by Gail
CourseOptimizing SQL Server Statistics and IndexesAdvanced1h 49mApr 8, 2020
CourseDesigning and Implementing SQL Server Database IndexesIntermediate2h 11mAug 13, 2019
CourseSimulating Production Workloads with SQL Server Distributed ReplayIntermediate59mAug 31, 2018
CourseSolving Real World Problems with SQL Server 2016 Query StoreIntermediate2h 49sJul 20, 2017
CourseIdentifying & Fixing Performance Issues Caused by Parameter SniffingIntermediate1h 28mAug 18, 2016