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Louis has over 20 years as a corporate database developer and architect. Currently he is the Data Architect for the Christian Broadcasting Network out of Cleveland, Tennessee. Nearly all of Louis' professional experience has been with Microsoft SQL Server from the early days to whatever is the latest version currently in beta. Louis has been the principal author on several books, including one on DMVs and five editions of a book on database design, including one for SQL Server 2016. Louis' primary areas of interest are database architecture and coding in T-SQL, with experience designing many databases and writing thousands of stored procedures and triggers through the years. Louis blogs at simple-talk.com, providing information about technical issues and upcoming presentations, including previewing the thought process that goes into writing presentations, books, and blogs. On his website, drsql.org, Louis includes his professional activity calendar, book descriptions, code samples, utilities, as well as code and slides from all of the presentations he has done through the years.