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Jeff Moden is a mostly self taught Sr. Application DBA working mostly with SQL Server and T-SQL. Jeff is a very active member of SQLServerCentral.com with nearly 29,000 posts (as of April 2012) and 25 articles where he coined the acronym "RBAR" which, as he says, "is pronounced 'ree-bar' and is a 'Modenism' for Row-By-Agonizing-Row". "RBAR" and his favorite SQL tool, the "Tally Table", have become well known acronym across the globe in recent years. Jeff's specialty is writing high performance code. Among his recent accomplishments, he won his company's highest award for rewriting a dupe check across 3 months worth (93) of daily databases. Previously, the 3rd party dupe check would take anywhere from 10 to 24 hours, would only check across 2 months of daily databases because of the time involved, and would fail many times in the same day. When Jeff completed his rewrite, it ran so fast (11 minutes) that the testers insisted that it didn't actually run until he insisted that they actually check the data. Among many other accomplishments, Jeff won the Navy Achievement award for his teaching in the service and created a 200 hour computer assisted diagostics course as part of his shore duty. He also won the RedGate "Exceptional DBA" award for 2011. Jeff participates in and has spoken at the South East Michigan SQL Server Users Group PASS Chapter. He has also spoken at the 2010 pass summit and a couple of SQLSaturday's and is looking forward to more.