16 episodes

A database technology podcast brought to you by the EightKB team. Each month we discuss current and relevant database topics with a panel of community experts.

Mixed Extents EightKB

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A database technology podcast brought to you by the EightKB team. Each month we discuss current and relevant database topics with a panel of community experts.

    15: Tools

    15: Tools

    In this episode, we talk with Erin Stellato and Drew Skwiers-Koballa about working on the Microsoft Tools Team, some of the considerations and challenges when creating tools, and at the end, Erin turns the tables on the unsuspecting hosts!

    GUESTS
    Erin Stellato - https://twitter.com/erinstellato
    Drew Skwiers-Koballa - https://twitter.com/SysAdminDrew

    RESOURCES
    SQL Server Feedback - https://feedback.azure.com/d365community/forum/04fe6ee0-3b25-ec11-b6e6-000d3a4f0da0
    Azure Data Studio Feedback - https://github.com/microsoft/azuredatastudio/issues
    Installing SSMS without ADS - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/ssms/download-sql-server-management-studio-ssms?view=sql-server-ver15#installation-with-azure-data-studio
    David Shiflet on Twitter (responsible for a lot of the work open-sourcing SMO) - https://twitter.com/shueybubbles
    Open Source SMO - https://github.com/microsoft/sqlmanagementobjects
    Go SQLCMD - https://github.com/microsoft/go-sqlcmd
    MSSQL-CLI - https://github.com/dbcli/mssql-cli/

    • 56 min
    14: Patching and Maintenance

    14: Patching and Maintenance

    In this episode, we talk with Aaron Bertrand and Andy Mallon about the challenges of patching and maintenace, and trade a few of our own maintenance and patching nightmares.

    GUESTS
    Andy Mallon (he/him)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AMtwo
    Blog: https://am2.co/

    Aaron Bertrand (he/him)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AaronBertrand
    Blog: https://sqlblog.org/

    RESOURCES
    Andy's DBA Database: http://am2.co/dbadb
    Aaron's post on Indirect Checkpoints: https://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/7108/sql-server-indirect-checkpoints-why-enable/
    EightKB/Mixed Extents Bonfire Store: https://www.bonfire.com/store/eightkb/

    Intro sound from Freesound: https://freesound.org/people/Kleber_KGF/sounds/354019/

    • 53 min
    13: Skills for the DBA

    13: Skills for the DBA

    In this episode, we talk about skills we would expect a new DBA to have, how we learn new things, and how special Mark's SQL Server environment is.

    GUESTS
    Andrew Pruski
    Blog: https://dbafromthecold.com
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/dbafromthecold

    Mark Wilkinson
    Blog: https://markw.dev
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/m82labs

    Anthony Nocentino
    Blog: https://centinosystems.com/blog
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/nocentino

    RESOURCES
    EightKB Homepage: https://eightkb.online
    EightKB/Mixed Extents Bonfire Store: https://www.bonfire.com/store/eightkb/

    Intro sound from Freesound: https://freesound.org/people/Kleber_KGF/sounds/354019/

    • 51 min
    12: SQLPAL

    12: SQLPAL

    In this episode, we talk with Argenis Fernandez and Brian Gianforcaro about SQLPAL past, present, and future.

    GUESTS
    Argenis Fernandez
    Blog: https://www.0xsql.com/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/DBArgenis

    Brian Gianforcaro
    Blog: https://bjg.io/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/bgianf

    RESOURCES
    M# - www.msharp.co.uk
    Drawbridge paper - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/asplos2011-drawbridge.pdf
    Medori OS - http://joeduffyblog.com/2015/11/03/blogging-about-midori/
    All Systems GO - Debug Bridge https://bjg.io/conferences/all-systems-go-2019/
    P-Mem - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persistent_memory
    CHERI - https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/research/security/ctsrd/cheri/

    TPC-H Results
    - http://tpc.org/tpch/results/tpch_perf_results5.asp?resulttype=all&version=3
    - http://tpc.org/tpch/results/tpch_perf_results5.asp?resulttype=all&version=2

    Intro sound from Freesound: https://freesound.org/people/Kleber_KGF/sounds/354019/

    • 59 min
    11: EightKB Summer Edition 2021 is Here!

    11: EightKB Summer Edition 2021 is Here!

    In this episode we talk about the upcoming EightKB Summer Edition 2021, our thoughts on the sessions, and why we were too lazy to record an episode last month!

    GUESTS
    Andrew Pruski
    Blog: https://dbafromthecold.com
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/dbafromthecold

    Mark Wilkinson
    Blog: https://markw.dev
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/m82labs

    Anthony Nocentino
    Blog: https://centinosystems.com/blog
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/nocentino

    RESOURCES
    EightKB Homepage: https://eightkb.online
    EightKB/Mixed Extents Bonfire Store: https://www.bonfire.com/store/eightkb/

    Intro sound from Freesound: https://freesound.org/people/Kleber_KGF/sounds/354019/

    • 28 min
    10: Monitoring

    10: Monitoring

    In this episode we talk with William Durkin and Gianluca Sartori about monitoring software, building your own custom solutions, and Mark teaches us how to spell EightKB.

    Help Support EightKB and Mixed Extents! Check out our shirts and hoodies at our bonfire store: https://bonfire.com/store/eightkb

    GUESTS
    William Durkin
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/sql_williamd
    Web: https://datamasterminds.io/

    Gianluca Sartori
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/spaghettidba
    Blog: https://spaghettidba.com/

    RESOURCES
    QDS Toolbox - https://github.com/channeladvisor/qdstoolbox
    Pagelatch Contention Issue - https://markw.dev/tempdb-contention/
    Telegraf - https://www.influxdata.com/time-series-platform/telegraf/
    Grafana - https://grafana.com/
    InfluxDB - https://www.influxdata.com/

    • 58 min

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