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Timothy A Wiseman is a Database Administrator for SAIC with a focus on efficiency and readability of the database and its surrounding ecosystem. In addition to administering the core SQL Server system, he has experience working with Python and Microsoft Access in conjunction with SQL Server. He holds a Bachelor's of Science in Mathematics as well as an MCDBA and MCITP.

Archives: July 2012

The effects of an SSD on SQL Server Performance

I.                    Introduction A little while ago, my wonderful wife Renee got a Solid State Drive (SSD) for me.  Being a DBA, one of my first thoughts was to wonder what kind of effect this would have on database performance, since … Continue reading

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Posted in SQLWise on 29 July 2012

New articles posted.

My article Plotting SQL Server Data for Data Visualization is up on MSSQLTips now and discusses using PyQt and Matplotlib to plot data from SQL Server. My article Single User Performance of SQLite v SQL Server was posted yesterday on … Continue reading

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Posted in SQLWise on 21 July 2012

Writing About SQL Server

I.              Introduction I recently submitted my entry for a writing competition as part of my continuing education.  While I was preparing for the contest, in which we had one week to create the best entry we could on a topic … Continue reading

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Posted in SQLWise on 9 July 2012