Author: Matan Yungman

Getting Things Done

Download Episode (mp3) Today in the show: Guy is back from Nepal The GTD method for productivity The future of DBA work (Data Engineering and Database Reliability Engineering) Threadpool waits Getting used to learning new things Good old Implicit_Conversion And more..

Be as Lazy as Possible

Download Episode (mp3) In this show, we talk about: Glenn Berry’s Diagnostic Information Queries The options for restricting access using Azure SQL Database firewall Something Cool We Learnt Today The role of the UPDATE lock in SQL Server Building your performance monitoring infrastructure And some big news…

Let Me Index That for You

Download episode (mp3) Today in the show, we talk about: Types of business analytics Is cardinality estimation the most common cause for performance problems? How to answer the question “what do you do”? Old news about AWS max database size in RDS New project architecture challenges Reporting and comic books Scary bug with mirroring and

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[Replay] Show 11 – T-SQL

Download Episode (mp3) Guy is currently having fun in Thailand, so we don’t have a new show this week. Instead, we republish one of our earlier episodes, where we talk about our favorite language – T-SQL. We’ll be back with a new show in two weeks. Did you know that SQL was initially called “Sequel”

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Help the Optimizer

Download Episode (mp3) There are many ways for writing efficient queries in SQL Server. In this show we talk about a few of those ways, when the key is – “keep it simple”. In addition, we talk about use cases for Big Data, Ways for transferring data to a reporting server, an interesting BI project Guy is working

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