SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

October, 2009


October 13, 2009  9:33 PM

What color should my hair be for #sqlpass?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

I posted a survey over on Security Fight Club to get some input from the SQL community.  I need to know what color I should die my hair for SQL PASS.  The survey will be open until shortly...

October 12, 2009  11:00 AM

SQL Upgrades are a one way street.

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

That's right folks.  Once you upgrade SQL Server versions there is no going back. Continued »


October 10, 2009  10:58 PM

If you want to keep the data, back it up; even if it’s your cell phone!

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

Another major data loss is showing that if you want to keep your data, its up to you to back it up.  T-Mobile customers who have a sidekick phone are being told this weekend that they...


October 7, 2009  11:00 AM

Keep your databases off the Internet

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

Over on the SecurityFightClub.com site I wrote a post about why database servers shouldn't be on the Internet. Denny


October 7, 2009  7:50 AM

Data Transformation Services vs. SSIS: The key differences

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

I recently published an article on SearchSQLServer.com about DTS and SSIS where I talk about some of the differences.  Obvsiolly I didn't cover all the differences between DTS and SSIS, just...


October 5, 2009  6:42 PM

I’m totally going to crash the Quest event this Friday

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

Shhh... Don't tell anyone, put I'm planning on sneaking into Quest's presentation this Friday (which in itself is a feet when half the people there know you by site) grabbing some of the free lunch, and giving a quick presentation on Virtualization....


October 5, 2009  11:00 AM

SQL 2005 SP3 Failing to install with password length error

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

When installing SQL Server 2005 SP3 you may get an error about the password being to short, and it may have nothing to do with your sa password.  It's because the Install Scripts are trying to create a certificate with a password which doesn't meet your domain's password requirements. If you...


October 3, 2009  9:50 PM

Dear Cade Metz, MVPs aren’t evangelists.

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

Recent C# programming Guru John Skeet who has been a Microsoft MVP for a number of years was advised by his employer (Google) that he shouldn't accept the Microsoft MVP award this year. Personally I don't...


October 2, 2009  7:14 PM

Join me on Oct 21st for a Clustering with iSCSI Presentation

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

All, On October 21st, 2009 at 11am (Pacific) / 2pm (Eastern) I'm going to be presenting a free Webcast on how to setup a Windows 2008 Cluster when using iSCSI.  Additionally I'll be going over some tuning tricks you can use to improve the performance of your iSCSI network.


October 1, 2009  11:00 AM

HA and DR require the same techniques right?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

While many of the technologies used for HA and DR are similar (or even the same) HA and DR are two different types of events which should be handled differently. Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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