Pinal Dave – SQL Authority

Pinal Dave is a SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and an independent consultant at SQL Authority. He has been a part of the industry for more than 21 years. During his career, he has worked in the USA and India (Technology Evangelist at Microsoft). He received his Master of Science from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Engineering from Gujarat University. He has been a regular speaker at many international events like TechEd, SQLPASS, SQL Saturday, SQL Live, Techorama, and countless user groups.

SQL Authority

Pinal writes frequently on his blog on various subjects regarding SQL Server technology. His passion for the community drives him to share his training and knowledge. He has authored 13 SQL Server database books, 49 Pluralsight courses, and over 5600 articles on his blog.

SQL Server Performance Tuning

Pinal works daily with multiple customers and on different projects with a single focus on SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization. If you have performance issues with SQL Server, there are chances that Pinal is aware of the solution.


Pinal is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1) and CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2). CrossFit is¬†constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movement’s performed at high intensity.