In this episode, Frank and Andy chat with Stu Ainsworth about service reliability in a chaotic world. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv

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Notable Quotes

Postmortem: VSTS 4 September 2018 (02:00)
Stuart Ainsworth on Twitter: @CodeGumbo (05:30)
Reliability: Expectations vs. Solutions (06:00)
“Canada is another country.” (11:00)
Serendipitous” (11:55)
TV references: MacGyver and The A-Team (13:40)
Chaos Monkey (00:00)
Brent‘s book review of Database Reliability Engineering (15:00)
Andy cannot count 9’s… (19:15)
The shifting node for “big data.” (23:30)
Service Level Objective (25:00)
The Black Swan (Audible) by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb) (28:00)
Frank’s 9/11 Experience (30:00)
Culture is prime. (35:00)
The hard part is figuring out, “What is the problem we’re trying to solve?” (35:45)
DTU (36:50)
Things are changing. Some folks are threatened (40:30)
Stu works for Jack Henry. (41:40)
Risk cannot be removed by technology. (43:30)
“… it’s kinda like an old girlfriend…” – Stuart Ainsworth (44:30)
Road trips! (47:30)
“We are living in interesting times.” (49:00)
Hoschton, Georgia (50:25)
Stu likes the book Accelerate (52:40)
Find out more about Stu at CodeGumbo.com! (53:45)
Learn more about Azure DataFest by following @AzureDataFest on Twitter! (54:00)

Andy is at the inaugural Atlanta Azure Data Fest and, while talking to organizer Stu Ainsworth, a who’s who of¬†Atlanta SQL community folks, including former guest Julie Smith, drop by and say hello. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv

He also bumped into former guest, Joel Cochran. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv