Category Archives: Podcast

Show 25 – Jet Lag

Download Episode (mp3) On this show, which is recorded in Seattle, we share our plans, schedules, thoughts and hopes for Pass Summit 2014. We focus on the schedule each one of us has built for the summit and reflect our thoughts about how the topics of those sessions can help all of us in our

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Show 24 – Asaf Aviv

Download Episode (mp3) It’s show 24, and guess what – we have a guest again: Asaf Aviv! Asaf is very much into SQL Server Scale-Out solutions and SQL Server Replication, and not surprisingly, we take a VERY deep dive into those subjects (get ready for a lot of pro tips). In addition, we talk about the

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Show 23 – 0 Microseconds

Download Episode (mp3) This is the monthly all-over-the-place edition of our show. As usual, we cover a lot of issues we encountered the past month, interesting blog posts, tips, tricks, events and random thoughts. Among other topics, we talk about: A weird scenario with backups, and the difference between Backupset and Mediaset A weird scenario with

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Show 22 – Career Management

Download Episode (mp3) On show 22, we talk about career management. We actually recorded this show a few months ago, but it might be the best and most important show we’ve had. We talk about about our careers: How we got to be DBAs, how we progressed, our difficulties, what steps took us forward, what processes we

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Show 21 – Noam Binyamini

Download Episode (mp3) On show 21, we have a guest again – Noam Binyamini, Senior Support Engineer at Microsoft. We talk with Noam about his job, about interesting incidents he encountered, common mistakes customers make, and about the importance of installing service pack and cumulative updates. Later on, we talk about the massive investments Microsoft

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Show 20 – High Availability

Download Episode (mp3) On show 20, we talk about High Availability. We start with talking about the distinction between High Availability and Disaster Recovery. Then, we talk about the importance of having a RESTORE strategy rather than a backup strategy. After that, we talk about the various High Availability/Disaster Recovery technologies: AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances,

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Show 19 – Back to the Future

Download Episode (mp3) We’re back from our trips, and on show 19, we juggle around a few topics. We talk about super indexes, trivial plans and whether they’re the best choice, Dynamic SQL and automatic code, Replication, a hidden and yet important property of Failover Clusters, and more.. Also, Matan declares that User Defined Functions

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