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Episode 22

The twentysecond episode is up, a.k.a “the Residential Finn”-episode! We talk about Ignite expectations with our good friend Toni (@MrBlackSwe), the hidden costs of self-service BI and the need for good maintenance on Oracle systems, regardless of their age. We are now on iTunes! Much easier to subscribe 🙂 As always we gladly accept tips and […]

Episode 21

The twenty-first episode is up, a.k.a the “wireless rain” episode! We talk about the Apple launch event, Microsoft Future Decoded, myAnalytics, lots of Power BI updates, conditions in ARM templates, Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update and what we are expecting from Ignite this year. We are now on iTunes! Much easier to subscribe 🙂 As […]

Episode 20

The twentieth episode is up, a.k.a the “hammer and sauce” episode! We talk about he death of the SCCM model, a new Data Management Gateway release, a new Data Migration Assistant release, that Airwatch now can do Chromebook management, expectations of Windows Server 1709 at Ignite, the new SSMS 17.2 release and data masking shenanigans. […]

Episode 19

The nineteenth episode is up, a.k.a the “inside ourselves” episode! We talk about YET another configmgr release, the Surface range reliability, security in Azure, the future of this podcast and our upcoming engagements. As always we gladly accept tips and criticism, as well as ideas for content for us to cover. Just tweet me (@arcticdba) […]

Another kind of contention in TEMPDB

I’ve been helping troubleshoot a SQL Server 2014 that kind of tips over every hour when a job is run on one of the application servers. All eight cores of the server go through the roof together with the counter for batch requests/sec – and then everything grinds to a halt. This behavior continues for […]

Episode 18

The eighteenth episode is up, a.k.a “the team song” episode! We talk about YET another configmgr preview, do a recap of the first six months of this podcast, the upcoming conferences in the fall and our hopes for future releases. As always we gladly accept tips and criticism, as well as ideas for content for […]

Episode 17

The seventeenth episode is up, a.k.a the “iphone body” episode. We talk Windows Server as a service, new Power BI APIs and some hardware. As always we gladly accept tips and criticism, as well as ideas for content for us to cover. Just tweet me (@arcticdba) or Simon (@bindertech)! http://www.arcticdba.se/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/ep17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Episode 16

The sixteenth episode is up, a.k.a “sustainability of clouds” episode is up! We talk about yet another configmgr preview, the upcoming Data Insights Summit in Seattle, Power BI, Report Server and licensing costs, the modern way of work and sustainability. As always we gladly accept tips and criticism, as well as ideas for content for […]

Episode 15

The fifteenth episode is up, a.k.a “the super-great” episode is up! We talk about the upcoming Power BI changes, new Microsoft hardware, licensing considerations with SSIS in Azure and testing patches or not. As always we gladly accept tips and criticism, as well as ideas for content for us to cover. Just tweet me (@arcticdba) […]