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Gerry O'Brien is a SQL Server expert, software developer, and Microsoft Certified Trainer on SQL Server.
Gerry O'Brien has been using SQL Server since SQL Server 7.0 was first released. While working as a software developer and DBA for a consulting company, he was responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of multiple instances of SQL Server to support online websites and services. He also taught database technologies as an IT instructor at postsecondary schools and as a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and spent two years as a Certification Product Planner with Microsoft Learning, where he planned the certification exams for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2.