David Pless is a Senior Program Manager in Azure Data, based in Titusville Florida. David has been with Microsoft since 2006 and is currently responsible for the SQL Server storage engine and is working on SQL Server 2022 improvements. David has supported on SQL Server performance tuning and optimization, Azure Data security, and High Availability solutions. Previously, David was the program manager for Azure SQL Virtual Machines with a focus on sizing, performance, and storage. David was a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) in Customer Support Services. Before Microsoft, David Pless was a MCS partner consultant and a Database Administrator (DBA) 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.