Turgay Sahtiyan has been working in IT industry over a decade and he currently works as a Senior SQL Server Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft. He is based in Turkey and primarily giving proactive services to top enterprise customers in the MEA region. His main areas are Performance Tuning, HA&DR solutions, database administration and SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse
Before joined to Microsoft, he was one of the SQL Server MVP in Turkey, in addition he is founder and former president of SQLPass Turkey Chapter. He is still on the leader team of SQLPass Turkey Chapter and still working with communities as being community leader by sharing his passion, technical expertise, and real-world knowledge of SQL Server with others.
Turgay regularly presents sessions at Microsoft and EMEA region SQLSaturday events. In addition he frequently blogs about SQL Server to his Turkish and English blogs