Director of SQL Technologies

Jeff Jones

 "It is my goal to create a positive learning environment, facilitate the learning experience, provide guidance in problem solving and introduce students to additional resources for continuing education."


MCT, MCDBA, MCSE, Advanced Teradata Certified Professional and State of Arizona Certified Community College Instructor
Career Highlights:
  • Over thirty (30) years as an IT Professional in the role of DBA, Product Manager, Database System Consultant, Software Development Manager, Database Systems Technical Support Manager and Technical Instructor
  • Instructor specialization includes SQL Server (Programming, Administration and Data Warehousing) including SQL Query Optimization, Index Tuning, System Tuning, Security Administration, SSIS Package Design, Star Schema Design and Multidimensional Cube Design. SQL Language/Query Design and Development
  • Managed the development of the first parallel relational database system on Unix
  • Provided product support during the implementation of one of the largest data warehouses
  • Vendor representative on the ANSI SQL committee during development of the ANSI SQL-92 standard and SQL Access Group that standardized database interoperability protocols


Creating a Standalone NTP Server With Windows

Posted November 24, 2014

I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.” – Golda Meir You probably already know that having accurate time set on all clients and servers is important. Very bad things happen when computer clocks disagree. Things like: Users … Continue Reading

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Games (Project) Trainers Play

Posted November 21, 2014

Several of my PMP students have requested additional ideas for team building exercises, both general purpose and focused on teaching aspects of project management. Hopefully this post will provide a few new ideas and alternatives. My favorite source for creative … Continue Reading

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Microsoft announces changes to SQL Server 2012 MCSA Certification

Posted November 17, 2014

Are you working towards your SQL Server 2012 Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) credentials?  If so, you now have more options for your exams.  Starting on 15 September 2014 there are now electives for your MCSA certification. There are now … Continue Reading

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