SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

January, 2011

January 10, 2011  2:00 PM

Donuts, Coffee, Lunch and an MVP for $99.

Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, SQL Saturday, SQL Saturday 62, SQL Server

This great phrase (which is way more clever than anything I could come up with) was tweeted by Daniel Taylor (Twitter) last week while talking about the pre-cons which are coming up this week in Tampa. ...

January 6, 2011  2:00 PM

Lets get session state out of the database, and into memory where it belongs.

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Paul Randal, Session State, SQL Server

One of the all to common configuration mistakes that are made is to put the session state within the SQL Server when a website begins to scale to multiple web servers. Some background For those that don't know what session state is, let me take a step back and fill you in. ...

January 5, 2011  6:00 PM

I will be giving some goodies away at my #sqlsat62 precon.

Posted by: Denny Cherry

So at the upcoming SQL Saturday 62 I have managed to get my hands on a couple of cool giveaways which I'll be doing a drawing for after the session. The first prize will be a signed copy of my new book "Securing SQL Server", and the second give away will be a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate...

January 4, 2011  2:00 PM

Ever have this conversation?

Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, SQL Saturday, SQL Saturday 62, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization

Have you ever had this conversation with your storage admin? [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/yZlbLkD46Kc" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] If you have, then do I have a session for you to attend.  On January 14, 2011 in Tampa, FL I'll be presenting...

January 3, 2011  2:00 PM

If you are going to provide SQL Server support, you should probably know what you are doing.

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Backup & recovery, BACKUP DATABASE, RackSpace

So the other day I got a ticket opened by my companies Managed Service Provider.  There was a backup failure on one of our databases.  The response from the hosting provider was:

This failed due to a "Error: 3041, Severity: 16, State: 1." error. This is because you...

January 2, 2011  2:00 PM

Cloud and the law

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Abandoned Property, Distaster Recovery, International Law, Laws, Lawyers, Patriot Act, SQL Server

Moving data into the cloud is a huge thing with Microsoft and Amazon (among others).  However for those in countries that aren't the US there are some major road blocks to putting your data into the cloud. The first issue is that when the cloud provider is a US company (which most of them are...

January 1, 2011  2:00 PM

Happy New Year

Posted by: Denny Cherry

Happy new year to everyone. May all your data storage, and query tuning dreams come true in 2011. Denny

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