Michael Blaha is a consultant and trainer who specializes in conceiving, architecting, modeling, designing and tuning databases. He has worked with dozens of organizations around the world. Blaha has authored seven U.S. patents, seven books, and many articles. His most recent book is the “UML Database Modeling Workbook.” He received his doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis, and is an alumnus of GE Global Research in Schenectady, NY. His website is www.SuperDataGuy.com.