About the Author

Artemakis Artemiou, Senior SQL Server Architect and Data Platform MVPArtemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Author, Software Developer and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He has 15 years of experience in the IT industry in various roles. Artemakis is the author of The SQL Server and .NET Blog eBook Series which features three free eBooks on SQL Server. Artemakis currently serves as the President of the Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) and the International .NET Association Country Leader for Cyprus (INETA). Additionally he is the founder of the SQLArtBits initiative (https://www.sqlartbits.com/) that aims to provide the technical community with simple, yet powerful and high-quality SQL Server tools. Currently, the highlights of these tools are DBA Security Advisor and In-Memory OLTP Simulator. Artemakis's official website can be found at aartemiou.com

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Artemakis holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and a M.Sc. degree in Advanced Information Technologies both from the University of Cyprus

M.Sc. Thesis (with Distinction): 
Artemakis Artemiou, "Exploiting the Graphics Processing Unit for Efficient Execution of Decision Support System Queries." Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, September 2007. 

B.Sc. Thesis (with Distinction): 
Artemakis Artemiou, "Design and Implementation of a Browser for Grids." Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, June 2005.

Community Presence

Artemakis is heavily involved in the SQL Server technical community. He writes articles for SimpleTalk, MSSQLTips.com and SQLShack.com online journals, he regularly blogs at SQLNetHub.com, TechHowTos.com as well at SQLArtBits blog. Furthermore, Artemakis authors ebooks on different SQL Server topics. Artemakis's first three ebooks were free for the the community. 

Moreover, Artemakis is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, as well as the president of Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) and the INETA-EU Country Leader for Cyprus. 

You can find more information about Artemakis's community contributions on SQL Server at his personal website.

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