Eitan Blumin is a SQL Server expert with decades of experience in all fields relating to Microsoft SQL Server databases (since the year 2005), including but not limited to: Database design, management, TSQL programming, performance tuning, replication, backup management, security management, high availability and disaster recovery, SSIS, SSRS, encryption, migrations and more.
Eitan Blumin is currently working as a Senior SQL Server Consultant, Solutions Architect, and Team Leader at Madeira Data Solutions. 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.
Since December 1, 2020, Eitan is a Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer Associate.
Eitan is also a Microsoft certified professional with MCSE and MCSA certifications.
SQL Server Radio Podcast
Starting early 2020, Eitan has also started co-hosting the SQL Server Radio podcast.
Latest Blog Posts
- Webinar: Performance Monitoring with Azure SQL AnalyticsOn November 19th, 2020, I delivered a short session about Azure SQL Analytics, as part of the MVP Days Israel 2020 event. MVP Days Israel 2020 was a full-day event driven by the local (Israeli) MVP community to share knowledge on various Microsoft products across the board – Azure, GitHub, DevOps, Power Apps, AI, Data […]
- SQL Vulnerability Assessment Tool Reference List – Updated!Today I learned that after I published my SQL Vulnerability Assessment Rules Reference List, Microsoft themselves have also published such a list on their Docs page. Well I just had to one-up my version even further!
- Access Violation error when querying from a system table function with parallelismFollowing an incident at a customer’s production environment, Nathan Lifshes and I realized that we stumbled upon a yet-unknown bug in SQL Server, causing an access violation error, memory dumps, dropped connections, and even cluster fail-overs.
- T-SQL Tuesday #131 – Database Analogies – Star Trek CandyThis month’s #tsql2sday came to us from Rob Volk, who asks us to explain databases using an analogy, as if explaining to a 5 year old. I’m actually a big fan of The Feynman Technique (aka ELI5), so I really wanted to participate. But to be honest, I nearly missed out this time because I couldn’t think of an idea this whole week. But on the very last day the muse finally hit me. I kid you not, the time is literally 23:59 here in Israel as I hit the publish button!
- How to Troubleshoot THREADPOOL Waits and Deadlocked SchedulersIn this blog post I’ll help you troubleshoot the rare but critical issues of Deadlocked Schedulers and high THREADPOOL waits.
- Feature Request – Expand MSX/TSX Capabilities for HADRFollowing my presentation of “How to HADR Your SQL Server Jobs” at the HA/DR PASS Virtual Group yesterday, David Klee (@kleegeek) and I continued chatting for a bit longer after the recording was concluded. During which, the MSX/TSX feature of SQL Server came up, and David suggested that I’d utilize my newly earned MVP status to push a feature request to expand these capabilities.
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- November 2018 (6)
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