Timothy Wiseman

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.

27 August 2009
27 August 2009

Python for the SQL Server DBA

Python is increasingly used by DBAs as a general-purpose scripting language, despite the pressure to adopt Microsoft's PowerShell. They find it easy to learn, powerful, and reasonably intuitive. Here Timothy Wiseman, a working DBA, explains the attraction of Python and gives a general introduction to the language, suitable for anyone who has been wondering whether to give it a try. … Read more