SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

September, 2011


September 29, 2011  1:00 PM

SQL Karaoke 2011 powered by NEC and Genesis Hosting Solutions

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

So this is the all important SQL Karaoke wrist band post.  In order to get your SQL Karaoke wrist band you must head over the NEC booth on Wednesday during the exhibit hall hours and talk to the fine folks that will be working there.  If they decide that...

September 28, 2011  5:00 AM

SQL Server Days Early Bird Discount Ends Friday

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If you haven't had a chance to get signed up for SQL Server Days in Belgium (November 14th and 15th) now is the time.  The early bird discount ends Friday meaning that when you remember to sign up on Monday...


September 27, 2011  11:00 AM

Split Multi Plan File Application

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Recently I was working with a client, and the client wanted to send me a batch of SQL Server execution plans (about 300 of them) in a single file.  Normally I would just connect to the SQL Server and view the queries from there, but the client hadn’t gotten me VPN access to their network...


September 26, 2011  11:00 AM

SQL In The City is comming

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RedGate's SQL In The City is coming to the amazing Skirball Center in Los Angeles just a couple of weeks after the PASS summit.  This is a great change to see some great presentations giving by some of the top speakers in the SQL...


September 22, 2011  7:00 PM

SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2 available for pre-order

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

As you may or may not know, the SQL Server MVPs put out a book last year called the SQL Server MVP Deep Dives in which the proceeds of the book went to charity.  The MVPs have done a


September 22, 2011  2:00 PM

You may have noticed I now speak perfect Spanish

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

OK, so that's a total lie.  I can barely ask for a beer correctly in Spanish.  However for my Spanish speaking readers you will not be able to find my blog posts in Spanish.  My good friend Felipe Zuñiga (


September 19, 2011  7:13 PM

Slide Decks for #sqlsat95

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

This last weekend was SQL Saturday 95, and it was a great event.  I was speaking during 5 sessions.  Three were my own sessions, and two were panels (one panel I did solo as my co-presenter got sick and couldn't make it).  For my three sessions you'll find my slide decks below.


September 15, 2011  8:41 AM

Heading to Europe in November for 2 great events

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I've managed to put together a nice two city European tour this November thanks to the SQL Server community and some good friends over there. My first stop will be November 12th, 2011 for the SQL Zaterdag IV in the Netherlands (the site is in Dutch and hasn't...


September 12, 2011  7:08 PM

SQL Karaoke is getting sponsored, and you get the benefits

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

So this year for the first time ever we have some sponsors for SQL Karaoke at the SQL PASS summit. A few fine companies have offered to open up the bar for our enjoyment. There will be a limited number of wristbands available for drinks, so be sure to find me Wednesday during the summit to get...


September 12, 2011  2:00 PM

Cloud probably isn’t going to be a very good backup solution for you

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

Back on July 19th, there was a blog post that I was pointed to which talked about tossing your backup solution and using cloud for your backup instead.  Basically the points which are made are...


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