Jeff has been working with Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) products for over 16 years. He has experienced databases from every angle: as a customer, a consultant, an instructor, and a developer. He was hired on at Informix Software in 1994 and has been working with it ever since. His jobs at Informix included advanced technical support, performance tuning and troubleshooting consultant, and customer education specialist. He currently holds a Software Engineer position with the IBM Informix Dynamic Server Stress QA team.
Jeff has worked with hundreds of IDS clients, from the smallest of businesses to the largest, including multiple large retail, grocery, and telco companies. He has helped them get the most out of their IDS installs, addressing the most basic SQL needs to the most demanding performance and feature rich implementations.
Jeff was involved in writing the IDS 9 Certification exams and currently holds Certifications for IDS 5, 7, 9, 10, and 11.
Jeff also helped author several classes that are being taught in IBM's IDS and RDBMS curriculum.