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About Esoteric


About Esoteric

Hello there! My name is Arvind Shyamsundar. I work as a Senior Program Manager with the Microsoft SQL Server Customer Advisory (SQLCAT) team, based in Redmond, WA.

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My day job involves making customers successful fine adopting the latest SQL Server versions (both on-premises and the Azure SQL DB) to meet their end business goals. I have been in the industry for over 16 years now and my biggest joy is to share my learning and experience with the community.

I am also a Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008, an accomplishment I am very proud of.



My current technology focus areas include SQL Server 2016T-SQL anti-patterns, and fine tuning high-end systems for best performance with SQL Server.

I'm also a big fan of analytics and apply BI technology to domains like Aviation and Sports Analytics.

This blog is shaped based on questions we get which have no readily documented answers - that is why it is called Esoteric :-)


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