Joseph D'Antoni is a consultant at Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting, and is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and is well versed in SQL Server performance tuning and database infrastructure design. He has over a decade of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms, and is a frequent speaker at major tech events, and an active blogger about all topics technology. He believes that no single platform is the answer to all technology problems. His knowledge of IT systems includes Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, VMware, Hyper-V, EMC, NetApp, Dell Compellent, Dell Equalogic, 3Par, and Pure Storage to name just a few. He holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Louisiana Tech and an MBA from North Carolina State University.