Show 8 – Works Great with NOLOCK

After the conference season, we go back to the regular format of events, blogs, forum discussions and other goodies.

Here’s some of the topics we cover:

  • Is index maintenance still necessary in 2013?
  • How to really monitor page splits?
  • “Smelly” code
  • What CXPacket really means and how can we leverage it
  • Past and future events

We also have a very interesting “top 10” list, and much more..

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Show 7.5 – SQLRally Interviews

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.


On August 2014, we started the English edition of SQL Server Radio. If you liked the interviews, check out the other shows we have there.

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Show 7 – Conference Season (Part 2)

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!

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