Kathi Kellenberger , Data Platform MVP, is the editor of Simple Talk , Redgate’s online technical journal. She began working in technology in 1997. Since becoming a SQL Server DBA in 2002, she has focused on data. In addition to working at Redgate, she owns Kellenberger Consulting, LLC, writes books for Apress, and creates courses for Pluralsight. Her proudest career accomplishment is writing Beginning T-SQL (Apress, 2014), which has helped people around the world get started with SQL Server.