ALEX KRIEGEL is an Enterprise Systems Architect for the Oregon Health Authority. He has over 20 years of professional experience designing and developing software, implementing and administering enterprise RDBMS, as well managing software development processes. Alex graduated from National Technical University of Belarus with a Master's of Science in Physics of Metals. He also holds several industry certifications, including PMP from Project Management Institute, TOGAF 8 Certified Practitioner from the Open Architecture Group, Certified Scrum Master from Scrum Alliance, and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) from Microsoft.
Alex provides online training and consulting services through the www.agilitator.com website.
Alex is author of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Weekend Crash Course (Wiley, 2001) and a co-author on several other tiles: SQL Bible (Wiley, 2003), SQL Functions (Wrox, 2005), Introduction to Database Management (Wiley, 2007) and SQL Bible, 2nd Edition (Wiley, 2008). His books have been translated into Chinese, Portuguese and Russian.