I just noticed this introduction web site....
Other than being a magician....here is more about me professionally:
I have over 30 years of experience with a major computer manufacturer, in architecting highly available and scalable multi-tier platforms for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. I am currently a Sr. B.I. Solution Architect in our Big Data Systems Engineering lab working on new BI appliances.
Historically, I was the technical lead for the Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Appliance, optimized for Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) software (we worked closely with Microsoft developing our appliance).
Finally, I am also a member of my company's ESS Performance and Solutions Engineering COE (Center of Excellence), worked in Shared Services (technical pre-sales) and also has a background in NonStop systems.
My main track record revolves around designing, tuning and performing capacity planning in OLAP, ROLAP, analytics, OLTP and consolidated environments.