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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.

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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.

    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
    09: PowerShell and the DBA

    09: PowerShell and the DBA

    In this episode we talk with Chrissy Lemaire and Rob Sewell about DBATools, development, and what is wrong (and right) with PowerShell. As an extra bonus Andrew also gets a delivery in the middle of the show.

    GUESTS
    Chrissy Lemaire
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/cl
    Blog: https://dbatools.io

    Rob Sewell
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/sqldbawithbeard
    Blog: https://blog.robsewell.com

    RESOURCES
    DBATools book: https://dbatools.io/book

    Chrissy's blog post on runspaces: https://blog.netnerds.net/2016/12/runspaces-simplified/
    DataSaturdays: https://datasaturdays.com
    Measure-Script (for Profiling PowerShell): https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/PSProfiler

    • 1 hr 8 min
    08: EightKB Summer Edition!

    08: EightKB Summer Edition!

    In this episode we are super excited to talk to.... US! We discuss the upcoming EightKB Summer Edition, announce the date for our next call for speakers, share a bit about our planning process, and show off a new t-shirt design just for the 2021 EightKB Summer event.

    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
    Call for Data Speakers: https://callfordataspeakers.com/
    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/

    • 27 min
    07: Next Gen Data Platforms

    07: Next Gen Data Platforms

    In this episode we talk with Christopher Adkin, Argenis Fernandez, Benjamin Weissman, and Melody Zacharias about the next generation data platforms like Kubernetes and Arc-Enabled Data Services. We talk about the future of these platforms, the challenges folks are seeing in the wild, and why SQL Server 2008 RS will never go away.

    GUESTS
    Christopher Adkin
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisAdkin8

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

    Benjamin Weissman
    Blog: https://www.solisyon.de/blog/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/bweissman

    Melody Zacharias
    Blog: https://sqlmelody.com​
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/sqlmelody

    RESOURCES
    Azure Arc-Enabled Data Services Revealed [Book] - https://www.apress.com/us/book/9781484267042

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

    • 55 min
    06: Azure SQL

    06: Azure SQL

    In this episode we talk with Anna Hoffman and Bob Ward about Azure SQL. We talk about what it is, why you might want to think about using it, and we also share some good resrouces to get free training.

    GUESTS
    Ann Hoffman
    Podcast: https://aka.ms/DataExposedYT
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnalyticAnna

    Bob Ward
    Blog: https://bobsql.com/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobwardms

    RESOURCES
    Data Exposed Podcast - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNsev6sULZ_Zp06VL7uktuA
    Anna's Book - https://aka.ms/azuresqlfordevelopers
    Bob's Book - https://aka.ms/azuresqlbook
    Azure SQL Fundamentals - https://aka.ms/azuresqlfundamentals
    Azure SQL Free content on youtube - https://aka.ms/azuresql4beginners
    Hotpatching Article - https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/hot-patching-sql-server-engine-in-azure-sql-database/

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

    • 50 min

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