Ayad Shammout is SQL & BI Independent Consultant. Shammout has been involved in IT for 22 years as a Developer, System Engineer, System Analyst and Database Consultant. He has extensive experience in Microsoft Platforms and products primarily specialized in SQL Server, SharePoint and Windows OS. He is working in OLTP design and development, DBA support, Data Warehousing, and Business Intelligence. Ayad has been involved in many SQL Server Enterprise implementations for High-Availability, Disaster Recovery, Infrastructure Design, System Scalability, Virtualization, Security and Compliance. He has extensive experience in SQL Server Integration Service, SQL Server Reporting Service, SQL Server Analysis Service, and PowerPivot for Excel and SharePoint. Shammout was awarded the “SQL Server Innovators Award 2006” and presented at different events. He is an MCDBA, MCSE, MCITP and MCTS.