Dr. Danimir Ljepava is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft’s SQL data team. He has been involved with building and delivering Azure SQL Managed Instance since the day one of the service launch in 2018. His product development experience in this team includes data mobility, high availability, backup and restore, monitoring, and intelligent performance features. He has also contributed to development of data mobility features for SQL Server 2022, and earlier in-market versions. Previously at Microsoft he has worked on delivering Automatic Tuning, SQL Analytics and Intelligent Insights for SQL Database. Before Microsoft, Dani has worked on delivering innovative cloud technologies for Covisint/OpenText cloud and also has experience working for several Silicon Valley startups.