Peter Avila


Peter Avila

“My goal in class is to help students get what they came to get by providing them with an experience. When you have an experience, things stick with you, and you have something to draw on.”

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Peter is a consultant specializing in the design and development of database systems using SQL Server and .Net technologies. Peter has operated a nation-wide consulting business since 1991. He was a course designer and instructor of database and software development technologies at Harvard University; UC Berkeley, and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and he is author of “An Intuitive Approach to Database Design; An Introduction to Data Modeling.”

Peter uses an intuitive approach to learning that applies the way we all learn in the real world and gives students experiences on which to draw when they’re back on the job applying their new skills.

“Learning is the most fun, satisfying, and enduring when we have our own empirical experiences – our own AHA! moment when we experience a discovery. The classroom offers a great opportunity to create those moments in a fun and focused environment. It’s great when students tell me that the experience they had in the classroom is what allowed them to finally understand a topic and solve a tough problem at work.”

Peter was awesome! He has been the best instructor I’ve had for any courses I’ve taken


JUNE 27, 2016

Upcoming Courses
Peter Avila Teaches

PL-900T00: Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

PL-100T00: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker

SQL764A: Provisioning and Administering a SQL Server Database On Premise (Combo 20764 & 20765)

SQL250: Transact-SQL for Developers

PL-200T00: Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant

SQL101: Introduction to Transact SQL

10990: Analyzing Data with SQL Server Reporting Services