Office Hours: Dodging Work Edition

Post your questions at and upvote the ones you’d like to see me cover. Today, I’m dodging work, so I went through your questions while I waited for the coffee shop to open:

Here’s what we covered:

00:00 Introductions 03:28 Ivan: What are the top signs that a table has a poor clustered index? 05:39 NotCloseEnough2RetirementToStopLearning: Hi Brent, it seems the job market wants and is paying more for data generalists (wider but less deep skillset) than data specialists (DBA, deep but less wide skillset). This seems to be limiting salaries and the number of