Christophe LAPORTE, freelance consultant and trainer. Christophe is based in Toulouse, France and has worked with SQL Server since 1997, starting with SQL Server 6.5. In 2009, after 6 years working as a production DBA, Christophe formed the Conseit IT company, focusing on high availability, VLDBs, high transaction databases and performance tuning. Christophe delivers performance audits on SQL Server and also helps companies in choosing the appropriate HA architectures.
In addition to his newly earned MCM certification, Christophe is also a SQL MVP, MCITP, speaker at the French Techdays in Paris and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000