This episode is the recording of the live show we had on the February meeting of the Israeli SQL Server user group. We had a great discussion with the crowd about Clustered Indexes vs. Heaps, load testing, the cloud, Filtered Indexes, SQL Alerts, and much more.
We also conducted a quick survey about relevant topics for future meetings of the group.
This time, we’re going freestyle. We talk about a wide variety of topics, spanning query tuning, good and bad defaults, Tempdb, Azure, important trace flags, Logon Triggers and much more..
We don’t forget recent and upcoming events, and in addition, Guy shares his special birthday celebrations and raises an idea for a new reality show..
If you don’t already know, we will record a live show on the next Israeli SQL Server user group meeting. We will have 3 mics: One for Guy, one for Matan and one that will travel between people in the audience. Click here to register!
Continuing our conference season summary from shows 6 and 7, this show is a special English edition that holds the interviews recorded on SQLRally Amsterdam with three of the biggest names in the industry: Brent Ozar (blog | twitter), Adam Machanic (blog | twitter) and Denny Cherry (blog | twitter).
The interviews cover quite a few topics. Among them are professional development, the future of DBA work, SQL Server 2014, storage, parallelism, virtualization and SQLCLR.
This show is the second part of our conference season summary. As in part 1, We are with Maria Zakourdaev again, and this time we talk about the professional side of the conferences and share some of the exciting things we learned.
In addition, we have a very special and fun interview with Brent Ozar!
We have a really packed show this time. After the last show where we talked to Adi Cohen about his MCM experience, the MCM certification has been retired. We start the show describing how this was done and how the community reacted.
In addition, we talk about new additions to Azure, awesome blog posts (including a nostalgic one), past and future events, tips and tricks, and more..
How’s the Libyan ruler related? Listen to find out..
Below are some of the items mentioned in the show.
On the 3rd show, we talk with Adi Cohenabout his way to being a Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server, his work methodologies and his plans for the future in the USA. We also talk about SQL Server certifications in general, about Partitioning and about a tool DBAs use in the real world, although it’s not “appropriate”.