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SQL Server Radio

Mar 26, 2015

Show 19 was recorded at the SQLBits conference in London, where we had the pleasure to interview PASS President, Thomas LaRock (blog | twitter).

We talk to Tom about his long time volunteering at PASS and about his current role as the president of the organization.

Among other topics, we cover:

  • What does it mean to be...


Mar 19, 2015

On show 18, we host Sean McCown, a.k.a Midnight DBA.

We start the show with some tips about working from home without hurting your productivity.

We then take a deep dive into two of Sean’s favorite topics: Reindexing and backup performance.

Sean shares quite a few tips regarding the two topics, and takes us into the...




Mar 5, 2015

On show 17, we start the show with a small small-talk about a few cool researches.

We then dive in to SQL Server and talk about:

  • Backup and DR to Azure
  • Weird lock behavior
  • Isolation Levels Visualization
  • The risk of SQL Server ownership chaining
  • Parallelism, Max Degree of Parallelism and Cost Threshold...