About me

Tibor Karaszi

I am located in Stockholm, Sweden, and have been working with Microsoft SQL Server since 1988, from version 1.0 and through all versions up to the current version. In 1997, I was awarded the title MVP (Most Valuable Professional), as the 7th SQL Server MVP in the world. I have been nominated MVP each year since 1997.


My SQL Server training experience goes back to 1991. I have delivered internal SQL Server training for Microsoft in Sweden as well as internationally. The majority of my training, I do through Cornerstone. I am authorized by Kalen Delaney to deliver her advanced Internals and Query Tuning course, both in Sweden (through Cornerstone) and internationally.

I have co-authored several books on SQL Server and I have also been a regular writer and contributing editor for SQL Server Magazine.

I regularly speak at conferences, seminars and workshops, including events organized by Microsoft.

As a consultant, I have mainly focused on reviewing and as a discussion partner, for instance to elaborate on design issues. I also carry out more practical, "hands on", consultant assignments.

Examples of services offered:

  • Training, as described above.
  • Most types of SQL Server related tasks.
  • I frequently do various type of SQL Server performance related work, such as performance tuning.
  • Round table discussions regarding SQL Server topics. This can be topics which are discussed in advance or just questions asked as the discussion goes along.