Tejas has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Engineering and 20 years of industry experience. He has been part of Microsoft for over 16 years. He is a principal program manager in Azure Data Platform team and focuses on SQL Server on Linux and containers product line across all versions. He also works with several Tier 1 SQL Server customers and partners in the field to ensure successful implementation of the SQL Server database platform. He works with many resources including support, field and community to understand the product usage and get feedback from the engagements to drive improvements in the product. He has in-depth technical knowledge and experience of the SQL Server product spanning eight versions of SQL Server including the latest release. 


SQL Server 2019 introduces set of new features and improvements to bring close to parity with SQL Server on Windows. Also SQL Server improvements on Linux in Azure ecosystem enables new scenarios for HA/DR.