SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

August, 2010


August 30, 2010  11:00 AM

What does a user group meeting have for me?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

If you've never been to a user group before you should definitely find your local one (in what ever it is you do for a living) and check out a meeting or two.  They are a great way to network with other IT professionals that work in the same field that you do.  Each user group meeting has at...

August 26, 2010  11:00 AM

Be careful were you place that Windows 2003 page file

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

If you are building a Windows 2003 cluster (yes I know it's out of support, but so is SQL Server 2000 and lots of people are still using that) you need to be very careful where you put the page file.  If you put the page file on local disk there won't be any problem, but if you put the page file...


August 23, 2010  11:00 AM

Make sure you restart vCenter after upgrading to Update 2

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

So I recently upgraded by VMware vCenter server from 4.0 U1 to 4.0 U2 and ran across a little problem. After I upgraded I couldn't attach any hosts to the vCenter server.  It kept telling me that vCenter couldn't talk to the host even though it could. After digging into the logs we saw that...


August 20, 2010  7:55 PM

SQL Saturday 55 is coming up soon (#sqlsaturday, #sqlsat55, #sqlpass)

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

Southern California's second SQL Saturday is coming up soon, and is looking for more speakers and more attendees.  If you've wanted to try your hand at presenting this is a great chance.  The event is September 18th, 2010 down in San...


August 20, 2010  11:00 AM

Lessons Learned from reinstalling EMC’s Replication Manager

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

EMC has a very nice, and very expensive piece of software called Replication Manager.  Replication Manager is basically a giant scheduler that helps you create storage clone and snapshots on a regular schedule.  Pretty much everything that it does, can be handled via batch files if you have the...


August 19, 2010  11:00 AM

Manual setup change if you plan on using LiteSpeeds object level recovery

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

So you use LiteSpeed and expect that at some point you will be using object level recovery.  Without any changes you can do this no problem, LiteSpeed will simply need to create what is called the OLR Map first.  This is simply a map of where OLR can find each object within the backup file. ...


August 16, 2010  11:00 AM

Slide decks for #sqlsat28

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

Over the weekend I went to SQL Saturday 28 over in Baton Rouge, LA.  I gave two sessions this weekend.  The first was "Getting SQL Service Broker Up and Running" and the second was "


August 12, 2010  6:03 PM

LaRock must be drinking on the job, I’m being allowed to speak during 24 Hours of PASS

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

That's right, Mr. LaRock himself (Blog | Twitter) is giving me the chance to present during the 24 Hours of...

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August 10, 2010  7:18 PM

Yesterdays Storage and Virtualization Session

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

In case you missed the dozen blog posts and Twitter messages about it over the last couple of weeks yesterday was a dry run of the Storage and Virtualization session that I'll be presenting at the SQL PASS summit in Seattle this November.  We had a pretty good turn out, and I'd like to thank...


August 9, 2010  11:00 AM

Calculating fibre latency correctly is a must when trying to deturmin storage performance numbers.

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

Latency on a fiber channel network isn't normally something you worry about.  But something that you need to remember is that every meter of fiber optic cable that your data has to travel through takes time.  Every fiber channel switch that you have to go through adds more latency. When you...


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