Pedro Lopes is a Senior Program Manager with the SQL Server Data Platform Group, based in Redmond, WA, USA. He over 13 years of industry experience. He is currently responsible for Program Management of database engine features for in-market versions of SQL Server, with special focus on the Relational Engine.
He also works closely with several Tier 1 SQL Server customers, as well as partners in the field, to understand and gather information about product usage and feedback to drive improvements into the product. Prior to this role, he was a Premier Field Engineer based in Europe for several years.
He has deep understanding and experience in various features of the product spanning several versions of SQL Server, starting with SQL Server 7 and up to and including SQL Server 2016.
He blogs about all things SQL at http://aka.ms/sqlserverteam and http://aka.ms/sqlinsights, authored AdaptiveIndexDefrag, and publishes the SQL Swiss Army Knife script series for everyday troubleshooting and performance analysis.