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RunAs Radio

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A weekly Internet Audio Talk Show for IT Professionals
Modernizing the Network with Jeff Stokes
Apr 24 • 36 min
IT may be evolving, but are all aspects of your IT organization advancing? Richard chats with Jeff Stokes, former Microsoft PFE and now working at Tanium about the challenges IT people have around improving performance. Arguably the least advanced part of…
Using Query Store to Help Developers Understand Query Performance with Erin Stellato
Apr 17 • 35 min
How do you make your SQL queries go faster? Richard chats with Erin Stellato about how Query Store in SQL Server 2017 and its ability to provide detailed information on query performance, including where SQL Server is compiling new query plans for…
Physical and Virtual Machine Security with Ned Pyle
Apr 10 • 36 min
Firewalls and MFA are awesome, but how’s your physical security? Richard chats with Ned Pyle about a story surrounding a consultant able to walk into a data center, take a VM host server and walk out - and then was able to exploit it to pull all sorts of…
Creating the State of DevOps Report 2019 with Nicole Forsgren
Apr 3 • 36 min
The next DevOps Report Survey is out, and Nicole Forsgren needs your help! Richard chats with Nicole about the changes at DORA (now part of Google) - but the work to understand how to make high performing teams continues! Nicole discusses her now expanded…
Monitoring Office 365 with Paul Keely
Mar 27 • 40 min
Office 365 is growing in popularity - but is it fast enough? Richard chats with Paul Keely about how IT needs to monitor Office 365 to understand performance problems and worse. Paul talks about all the various aspects of performance that can be impacted…
PowerBI and AI with Jen Stirrup
Mar 20 • 35 min
Is Artificial Intelligence part of your data analytics strategy? Richard chats with Jen Stirrup about how data analytics and business intelligence continue to evolve to include different elements of artificial intelligence. Natural language interfaces are…
AaronLocker with Aaron Margosis
Mar 13 • 33 min
Whitelisting is a good idea - but not easy to make happen! Richard talks to Aaron Margosis about his work making it easier to use AppLocker to implement whitelisting on Windows, a set of scripts and tools named by Chris Jackson as AaronLocker. Aaron talks…
Application Insights with Isaac Levin
Mar 5 • 34 min
How do you understand what’s going on in your applications? Richard talks to Isaac Levin about Azure Application Insights - now part of the Azure Monitor Suite that can help with monitoring of PCs, virtual machines as well as a large variety of…
Taming the Hoarders with Stephanie Donahue
Feb 26 • 36 min
Every organization has information hoarders; the question is, do you know where it is? Richard talks to Stephanie Donahue about the challenges around discovering information hoards and helping to unwind them - finding out why people hoard data and get…
IPv6 in 2019 with Ed Horley
Feb 19 • 34 min
It’s 2019 - do you know where your IPv6 network is? Richard chats with Ed Horley about the current state of IPv6 and his new business, HexaBuild, that specifically provides services to companies implementing IPv6. Ed points out that the cell industry has…
Getting Ready for Machine Learning with Ginger Grant
Feb 12 • 42 min
Machine Learning is all around us - are you getting ready for your company to use it? Richard chats with Ginger Grant about what you need to understand around machine learning to be successful. Not all data is created equal - often we think if we just…
Containers in the Cloud with Corey Sanders
Feb 5 • 31 min
It’s a container world - we’re just living in it! Richard chats with Microsoft VP Corey Sanders about how containers have taken off in the cloud world. Starting the conversation with the previous show done with Corey in 2017, the discussion dives into how…
Developers and DBAs Collaboration Panel at PASS
Jan 29 • 30 min
How do you get developers and DBAs to collaborate more effectively? Richard moderated a panel discussion at the PASS conference in Seattle with panelists Amy Herold, Angela Henry, Lyndsey Padget and Tim Corey to share their experiences and debate methods…
Why DevOps Works with Martin Woodward
Jan 22 • 38 min
Why does DevOps work? Richard chats with Martin Woodward about the key aspects of DevOps and how they make a difference in an organization - even one as large as Microsoft! Martin talks about how developer often drive a DevOps practice from their Agile…
SQL Q and A from SQLIntersection Fall 2018
Jan 15 • 34 min
Once more into the questions and answers! A twice-yearly event, SQLIntersection always closes with a great question and answer session with all of the SQLIntersection attendees asking questions of an amazing line up of SQL Server experts including Kim…
Exchange 2019 with Gareth Gudger
Jan 8 • 32 min
What’s happening with Exchange 2019? Richard chats with Gareth Gudger about the announcements around Exchange 2019 back at Ignite, and what has happened since. A number of interesting performance improvements including the MetaCache Database and Dynamic…
Multilingual PAL with Clint Huffman
Jan 1 • 31 min
PAL is back, and speaking more languages! Richard chats with former PFE Clint Huffman about his latest work on Performance Analysis of Logs or PAL. For more than ten years, Clint has been supporting the open source project that helps you understand what’s…
2018 Recap with Jeffrey Snover
Dec 25, 2018 • 41 min
Time for a holiday season show and a look back at the year! Richard chats with Microsoft Technical Fellow Jeffrey Snover about the very good year that Microsoft has had in most aspects. Jeff talks about how Azure came of age in 2018 and is leading the…
Windows Customer Experiences with Chris Jackson
Dec 18, 2018 • 37 min
How do you engineer a customer experience? Richard chats with Chris Jackson about the role of the Windows Customer Experience Engineers - the folks at Microsoft who talk to people using Windows all over the world and advocate inside Microsoft to make…
SQL Server 2019 with Brent Ozar
Dec 11, 2018 • 39 min
What’s new in SQL Server 2019? Richard chats with Brent Ozar about his take on the latest version of SQL Server. Is there any more to do? Apparently yes! Some features are a bit more questionable, like Java support in SQL Server. But others make a ton of…