Mike Lawell has 19 years experience with SQL Server, from SQL Server 6.5 through SQL Server 2014. He is an avid blogger, and speaker at community events including SQLSaturdays and PASS Summit.
His areas of expertise are performance tuning, high availability and SQL Server enterprise architecture. He is experienced in building AlwaysOn Availability Groups, mirroring and clustering in many different configurations including a multi-subnet environment.
He is a certified scuba instructor with hundreds of dives around the world, the favorite to date being Bonaire.
He works as an independent consultant for top consulting organizations such as Linchpin People, SolidQ, Intellinet and Microsoft Consulting Services.
Mike lives in the Atlanta metropolitan area with his wife Karen and their cat Cinder.