David Pless is a Senior Program Manager in Azure Data, based in Titusville Florida with over twenty years of experience in data technologies. David has been with Microsoft since 2006 and is currently responsible on Azure SQL Virtual Machines with a focus on sizing, performance, and storage. David has supported on SQL Server performance tuning and optimization, Azure Data technologies, Power BI and SQL Server Reporting Services, and High Availability solutions. At Microsoft David has worked as a Technology Specialist as well as a Premier Field Engineer in Customer Support Services. Before Microsoft, David Pless was a MCS partner consultant and a Database Administrator in Norcross, Georgia. David is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) and has spoken a SQLSaturdays, SQLPASS, SQLintersection, Tech Ready, and regularly speaks at the local user groups in the Southeast.