Sven Aelterman started with SQL Server when he first deployed version 2000 in a failover cluster scenario. Since then, he has worked as IT manager, principal consultant, and IT director. He currently serves the Trojans (students) of Troy University as a lecturer in information systems in the Sorrell College of Business and as director of IT for the College. In addition, he is cloud software architect for Sorrell Solutions, a business services nonprofit through which Trojans can gain real-world business and IT experience. In a fledgling attempt to give back to the community, he has spoken at many SQL Saturdays and code camps in the southeastern United States
since 2005. He spoke about SSIS 2012 at Microsoft TechEd 2012. In 2012, he co-authored a book dedicated to SQL Server FILESTREAM. He was a co-author on the 2017 edition of this text. His involvement with Microsoft Azure resulted in the organization of four Global Azure Bootcamp events at Troy University. Sven blogs about a variety of Microsoft technologies at blog.aelterman.com and tweets and retweets about technology @svenaelterman.