YouTube Channel Update: 11 May 2018

Misc
I've been busy getting the videos up on YouTube. If they're helpful to you, please subscribe. Some point soon I'll start doing some livestreams, maybe from different events, or during a presentation. If you're subscribed, you'll know about it when it happens. Videos We're getting closer and closer to when implementation of enforcement of the GDPR starts on the 25th of this month. Here's something else to think about in regards to data mapping: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWIhg7uV1IQ[/embedyt] I find over and over that people really don't understand what a deadlock is. I make an attempt at explaining it so that everyone can understand: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmxQGfasm54[/embedyt] Have I mentioned the GDPR yet? Yeah, well, you're also going to have to deal with data portability when dealing with the GDPR. Get your JSON…
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YouTube Channel Update: 27 April 2018

Professional Development
Despite a hiccup recently on Twitter where I managed to spam all my followers with links to my YouTube videos (so sorry about that), I am still posting videos. Please subscribe to the channel. Video Lists I created video lists. Here they are, in no particular order: SQL Server and Microsoft Data Platform GDPR and How It Relates to Your Data SQL Server Query Performance Tuning Redgate Software Videos DevOps and Databases I hope it helps to have them grouped up. Videos Here are the videos I've posted over the last few weeks. First, too many people take a "poke it and see what happens" approach to query tuning. I try to talk to that issue here: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHxOrPEyPb8[/embedyt] Want to know where I go to learn about the GDPR?…
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YouTube Channel Update: March 30, 2018

Professional Development
Hey everyone! Here's the latest stuff on my new YouTube Channel. Please let me know if these videos are helpful. Also, if you have requests for videos on a particular topic, even a video of a blog post I did here, let me know. I take requests and I'm more than happy to help. I've been talking a lot about the GDPR. I released three videos on this topic this week alone: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSbrhv1Fuh4[/embedyt] [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFyS45kvtMY[/embedyt] [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLYxflj8O9A[/embedyt] I also released a video on using SQL Prompt to help your team audit their code: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TBHGuhgS4E[/embedyt] Finally, I added a video discussing database mirroring as it relates to Azure SQL Database [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I26K-FWilXA[/embedyt]
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YouTube Channel Update

Misc
Hey! Here's the latest on my YouTube Channel. Click on through and subscribe. I'll be doing lots of stuff on the Microsoft Data Platform, GDPR, DevOps, Redgate, and all sorts of IT related information. Here are the last couple of weeks worth of videos: Very popular was my discussion of the idea that the reason DBAs don't adopt the latest and greatest piece of shiny is because we're all beholden to vendors instead of trying to make good decisions for our the organizations that pay us (as if the "best" decision is to always grab the new shiny). OK, I'm giving away my thoughts, here's the video: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TVeRSc3gLg[/embedyt] Next most popular was my question, so, if we're not resisting change because of vendor lock (and we're not) why are…
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Youtube Channel Update

Misc
Hello, I just wanted to take a moment to promote the work I've been doing with the YouTube Channel. I've published four videos in the last week. The most popular was an introduction to the GDPR: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uADi45AVUM4[/embedyt] I'll be talking about that quite a bit more in the coming weeks. I thought this video which shows you how to compare plans in SQL Server Management Studio would be more popular: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHnZCtUAo44[/embedyt] However, this one showing wait statistics in execution plans seems to be getting more hits: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTf82c6L4oE[/embedyt] Finally, my comparison between the mistaken missile alerts in Hawaii and database design fell over flat. No one was all that interested: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYy9xmieFmM[/embedyt] I hope these videos are proving as useful to you as the blog posts I do…
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Updated YouTube Channel

Misc
Hello all, I've recently updated my YouTube channel. I'm going to be posting a lot more videos up there. If you would like to take advantage of it, please go here and click on the subscribe button. I'll be covering pretty much the same type of thing there that I blog about here, Microsoft Data Platform, DevOps, Redgate Software, Database Lifecycle Management, Data Protection & Privacy, and other IT stuff as it takes my fancy. Also, I'm taking requests. If there's something you've seen on the blog that you'd like to see as a video, I'll see what I can do to help you out.
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