My name is Eitan Blumin, and I’m the fastest DBA alive. To the outside world, I am an ordinary SQL Server DBA. But secretly, with the help of my friends at Madeira Data Solutions, I fight performance, availability, and security problems no other person can solve, and find other DBAs like me.
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Eitan Blumin is a SQL Server expert with decades of experience in all fields relating to Microsoft SQL Server databases and the Microsoft Data Platform, including but not limited to: Database design, development, administration, performance tuning, security and encryption, high availability and disaster recovery, ETL, reporting, migrations and upgrades, change automation, and more.
Eitan Blumin is currently working as a Senior SQL Server Consultant, Solutions Architect, and DBA Team Leader at Madeira Data Solutions, the leading Microsoft Data Platform consulting company in Israel. Other than his day-to-day consultant work, he also co-hosts the popular “SQL Server Radio” podcast with Guy Glantser, writes professional materials for the SQL Server community, delivers professional presentations and courses, and serves as a pivotal source of expert knowledge for the Madeira team.
Since September 1, 2020, Eitan is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP.
Eitan is a Microsoft-certified Azure Associate with multiple Microsoft Azure certifications.
Eitan is also a Microsoft-certified professional with MCSE and MCSA certifications.
SQL Server Radio Podcast
Since early 2020, Eitan started co-hosting the SQL Server Radio podcast.
Latest Blog Posts
- Resolved: Login failed for user NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON – Delegation Step-by-StepSometimes when trying to access a linked server, you’d get an error saying “Login failed for user NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON”. This happens because you’re connected using Windows authentication, and SQL Server fails to “forward” your credentials to the linked server. Hopefully, with this blog post, I’ll provide you with an easy-to-understand step-by-step guide, which would help you resolve the issue the right way, without any workarounds.
- What is not contained in contained Availability GroupsWhile being an awesome feature introduced in SQL Server 2012, Availability Groups were always missing the ability to synchronize server-level objects between replicas. This finally changed 10 years later, in SQL Server 2022, with the introduction of “Contained Availability Groups”.
- Too Many Plans for the Same Query HashIn today’s post, I’ll be providing a useful script to detect and troubleshoot when the query plan cache contains too… Read More »Too Many Plans for the Same Query Hash
- Oh, you’re seeing this?? Looks like it worked!Haha! If you’re seeing this, it means I finally migrated to my new WordPress host successfully! Yeepee! ‘dis mah new… Read More »Oh, you’re seeing this?? Looks like it worked!
- Could SQL Injection be dangerous even when perfectly safe?Despite being one of the oldest database attack methods, SQL Injection still persists for decades at the OWASP Top Ten list of critical security risks to web applications. In fact, instead of dying out, it only seems to be getting more clever and even automated. With “hacker bots” scouring the web and automatically probing for injection vulnerabilities to exploit. But today I’m not actually going to talk about that. Today, I’m going to ask the question: When is SQL Injection dangerous, even if it’s perfectly safe?
- New Upcoming Session – Troubleshooting Common SSDT ErrorsAs a spiritual “part 4” in my ongoing series of webinars titled “CI and CD with SSDT”, I will be… Read More »New Upcoming Session – Troubleshooting Common SSDT Errors
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