Thomas LeBlanc (MCSA BI 2008, MCITP 2005/2008 DBA & MCDBA 2000) is a Senior SQL Server DBA for Turner Industries, LLC in Baton Rouge, LA. He has been in the IT field since 1989 starting as a COBOL programmer, graduating to dBase, FoxPro, Visual FoxPro, upgrading to Visual Basic versions 3-6 and even some .Net(C#). Designing and developing normalized database has become his passion. Dimensional Modeling is now his future. Full-time DBA work started in 2001 for Thomas while working at a Paper Mill in St. Francisville, LA continuing with IEM, Amedisys & Turner. DBA work at Amedisys involves 4 other DBAs and a manager supporting 600+ GB databases with replication to a Data Warehouse and DB Mirroring to a disaster recovery site. Performance tuning and reviewing database design and code are an everyday occurrence at Amedisys and Turner. Using the Microsoft BI stack for analytical reporting has sharpened his skills w/ SSIS, SSAS, PerformancePoint and PowerView.