About Us

We know how important data is to your company. With Soaring Eagle Consulting, you can rest assured that your databases are secure, backed up and properly maintained. We have been a leader in software development, architecture and database performance and tuning for nearly two decades. Our team averages more than 20 years of experience and many of our employees and partners have written books and spoken at seminars on leading edge technologies.

Soaring Eagle clients range from Fortune-500 sized companies to startups. We have expertise in all business tiers, financial, health, manufacturing, government agencies and many eCommerce businesses.

Soaring Eagle Consulting's Golden Eagle program creates a symbiotic relationship with our partner companies that provide your business and our partners with increased profitability. Learn more about our partnerships.
Why Soaring Eagle?
  • Access to highly skilled guru-level DBAs
  • Improved profitability
  • Authors of 17 books
  • Access to Marketing resources
  • Ecosystem building
  • Excellent customer support
Jeff Garbus, CEO
A well-known author, lecturer and consultant with more than 30 years of expertise in architecture, tuning and the administration of Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase ASE, Oracle, and other databases. Jeff has assisted clients of all sizes, from .com startups to the most demanding F100 clients. His specialty has always been maximizing database performance for his clients. Jeff has recently released his 16th book Microsoft Transact SQL – The Definitive Guide. Jeff is also the founder and CEO of Soaring Eagle Consulting, a database consulting and management consulting firm specializing in all aspects of database and information management.
Alvin Chang, Director of Managed Services
Alvin Chang has over 20 years of experience specializing in Microsoft SQL Server and ASE systems. He began his database career as a technical trainer, teaching system administration of ASE and Microsoft SQL Server databases before moving into database consulting. Most of his career has been spent consulting on database systems for various companies helping them achieve the maximum performance and reliability. He has been lead in major projects that included clustering, replication, warm standby solutions, SAN disk performance, data partitioning, backup/restoration strategies and disaster recovery. Alvin is also a contributing author to the several Microsoft SQL Server books as well as Official Sybase ASE books. His most recent book is Microsoft Transact-SQL: The Definitive Guide co-authored with Jeffrey Garbus. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in Computer Science.
Penny Garbus, President
Penny is the co-founder of Soaring Eagle Consulting. She has been working to build up the company since its beginning. Penny has recently won the Pursuit of Permanency award for her volunteer work with Guardian Ad Litem program.