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


Wireshark: Display filter vs Capture filter

Posted June 30, 2015

In a perfect world, there would be no need to monitor network traffic looking for interlopers. Since we don’t live in a perfect world, I wanted to demonstrate a little piece of the freely downloadable network packet sniffer called Wireshark.... Continue reading →

Where did Physical to Virtual (P2V) go in System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2 (SC VMM R2)

Posted June 29, 2015

In previous versions of System Center Virtual Machine Manager an administrator had the ability to convert a physical computer running Windows Server 2008 and above to a virtual machine.  In SC VMM R2 this ability has been removed. An alternative... Continue reading →

Get Windows 10 – The Journey Continues

Posted June 26, 2015

I am starting to feel like Indiana Jones, on a quest for a grail or something. Windows 10 is a viable and valuable operating system. The preview has worked flawlessly for three plus months. I truly want to reserve a... Continue reading →