David Cobb

SQL Server Trainer and Consultant

Location
Boca Raton, Florida (West Palm Beach, Florida Area)
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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David Cobb's Overview

Current
  • Systems Engineer at CheckAlt Payment Solutions
  • Trainer at Homnick Systems
  • Principal Consultant at Cobb Information Technologies, Inc.
Past
Education
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David Cobb's Summary

From a broad background of support, training, server infrastructure and development of database and web applications, I enjoy solving problems and creating value using technology. I also enjoy training and developing talented IT professionals, and exploring how new technologies can be applied in forward thinking businesses.

Specialties: Broad computer and internet technical background, strongest in Microsoft servers and applications, specializing in Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server and .Net development. I hold several Microsoft certifications including certified trainer (MCT), and also enjoy exploring open source software tools.

Recent technologies of interested include Hyper-V on Server 2012, SQL 2012 and PowerShell 3.

David Cobb's Experience

Systems Engineer

CheckAlt Payment Solutions

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Financial Services industry

September 2005Present (9 years 1 month) CheckAlt Payment Solutions

I configure and manage Windows servers, firewalls and other devices at two colocation facilities. Have managed multiple relocations of production server equipment without a day of downtime for our customers. Also perform database and application development, customer service, and provide advice and assistance on various technical issues.

Trainer

Homnick Systems

June 2002Present (12 years 4 months)

I'm a contract trainer, Homnick Systems got me started and was my first training client, I've worked with several training providers in Florida and nationally. I've been an MCT since 2002 and enjoy training DBAs on SQL Server 2000 through 2012. I currently hold MCSE certifications for SQL 2012 Data Platform, and 2008 for Administration and BI. I've found time to train a few days a month to train, it helps me keep current on new technology and I find it rewarding helping students learn technology.

Principal Consultant

Cobb Information Technologies, Inc.

August 1995Present (19 years 2 months)

Solving technical problems and creating solutions for clients. MS SQL Database, PowerShell 3 and .Net application development, Windows and firewall administration.

Contract Trainer

New Horizons

20122013 (1 year)

Senior Database Analyst

University of Miami

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

20032005 (2 years)

Served as database specialist on software development team for Medical Computer Systems Laboratory for the University of Miami, in the Ryder Trauma Center. We developed web based software for medical staff.

David Cobb's Certifications

  • MCSE SQL 2012 Data Platform

    • Microsoft
    • May 2013
  • MCT Certified Trainer

    • Microsoft
    • January 2002

David Cobb's Skills & Expertise

  1. SQL Server
  2. Databases
  3. Web Applications
  4. Network Administration
  5. SSIS
  6. T-SQL
  7. Disaster Recovery
  8. Database Design
  9. Database Administration
  10. Business Intelligence
  11. Enterprise Architecture
  12. SQL
  13. VB.NET
  14. .NET
  15. ASP.NET
  16. WCF
  17. Oracle
  18. C#
  19. Visual Studio
  20. XML
  21. Microsoft SQL Server
  22. Windows Server
  23. Microsoft Certified Professional
  24. LINQ
  25. Servers
  26. Powershell
  27. Software Development
  28. Integration
  29. Firewalls
  30. IIS
  31. SSRS
  32. Hyper-V
  33. JavaScript
  34. ColdFusion
  35. Windows
  36. Technical Support
  37. Microsoft Technologies

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David Cobb's Education

University of Florida

19881994

Clarence Central High School

19851988

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