Artin Avanes

Artin Avanes joined Microsoft in 2011 and works as a program manager in the Microsoft SQL Server PDW product unit. In particular, he is an individual contributor within the DSQL (distributed SQL) component team and works as improvement lead on the integration of No-SQL environments with SQL Server/PDW (e.g. Hadoop connectors for SQL Server and PDW and the integration of Hadoop with PDW and SQL in general). Before that, he was a research assistant at the database system group at the Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin (Germany) where he obtained his Ph.D. in 2010.