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Michael Otey is president of TECA, a technical content production, consulting and software development company in Portland, Ore. Michael is a former SQL Server MVP and was Senior Technical Director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro. He covers the topics of SQL Server, Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, VMware vSphere, PowerShell and .NET development. Michael has written hundreds of technical articles and performed numerous hardware and software product reviews. He does frequent webcasts, is a presenter at IT/Dev Connections and other technical conferences and has written several books on SQL Server and .NET development.


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