I watched the sun rise from my balcony in Cabo this morning and answer your questions from https://pollgab.com/room/brento.
Here’s what we covered:
00:00 Introductions 00:42 Student: Hi Brent! Why is full backup sometimes slow and sometimes fast in similar situations? This problem will be resolved after restarting the server but it comes back again. 02:58 Frank Peters Netherlands: What is your opinion of the Polybase feature in SQL 2019? I read it could possibly replace ETL and perform better than Linked Servers due to being able to scale out. Or are there still some major (performance) drawbacks? 04:50 Scooter: