SQL Server Trainer and Consultant
- Boca Raton, Florida (West Palm Beach, Florida Area)
- Information Technology and Services
David Cobb's Overview
- Systems Engineer at CheckAlt Payment Solutions
- Trainer at Homnick Systems
- Principal Consultant at Cobb Information Technologies, Inc.
- Contract Trainer at New Horizons
- Senior Database Analyst at University of Miami
- University of Florida
- Clarence Central High School
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
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Financial Services industry
September 2005 – Present (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.
June 2002 – Present (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.
Senior Database Analyst
Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry
2003 – 2005 (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
- May 2013
MCT Certified Trainer
- January 2002
David Cobb's Skills & Expertise
- SQL Server
- Web Applications
- Network Administration
- Disaster Recovery
- Database Design
- Database Administration
- Business Intelligence
- Enterprise Architecture
- Visual Studio
- Microsoft SQL Server
- Windows Server
- Microsoft Certified Professional
- Software Development
- Technical Support
- Microsoft Technologies
David Cobb's Education
1988 – 1994
Clarence Central High School
1985 – 1988