Benjamin Nevarez

Benjamin Nevarez is a database professional based in Los Angeles, California who specializes in SQL Server query tuning and optimization. He is the author of several books including “High Performance SQL Server”, “SQL Server 2017 on Linux”, “SQL Server 2014 Query Tuning & Optimization” and “Inside the SQL Server Query Optimizer” and has also coauthored other books such as “SQL Server 2012 Internals”. Benjamin has also been a speaker at many SQL Server conferences around the world. His blog can be found at and he can also be reached on twitter at @BenjaminNevarez and Facebook at