Kendra Little is the founder of SQL Workbooks (sqlworkbooks.com), where she teaches performance tuning in interactive webcasts, and offers monthly SQLChallenges and recorded video sessions. She is a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server, and she has worked as a database administrator for companies ranging from small startups to Microsoft Corporation. As a consultant, Kendra has helped clients around the world to tune their workloads, solve their toughest performance problems, and scale their SQL Servers. Kendra is well known at SQL Server conferences for making complex concepts relatable and understandable through art and engaging demo scripts. Kendra has a master’s degree in philosophy from Fordham University. She lives in Portland, Oregon, and is unashamedly obsessed with dogs and cycling.