Jes Borland is a premier field engineer at Microsoft. She has experience with a wide range of SQL Server features (versions 2005 through 2017), and is on the cutting edge of Azure technologies. Since graduating Fox Valley Technical College with an IT-programmer/analyst degree, Jes has worked as an SSRS developer, DBA, and consultant. Her involvement with a variety of implementations has created a deep well of experience from which to draw as she works with customers. Before joining Microsoft, Jes was a six-time Data Platform MVP, recognized for her community work. Jes tackles every project and problem with tenacity, and her enthusiasm is unmatched in the SQL Server community. In her free time, Jes never stops moving—counting fitness, coffee, cooking, and travel as essentials to life. You can find Jes on Twitter (@grrl_geek) and LinkedIn ( www.linkedin.com/in/jesborland ), and learn from her SQL Server challenges via her Less Than Dot blog ( http://blogs.lessthandot.com/index.php/author/grrlgeek/ ).