SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

February, 2012


February 27, 2012  2:00 PM

Building a new CoLo – Part 1 of n

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Backup & recovery, EMC, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VMware

So if you follow me on twitter you might have seen this tweet a little while back.

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February 21, 2012  12:56 AM

Still time to sign up for my SQL 2012 Class

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Class, SQL Server

My SQL 2012 class is just a few short weeks away, but there are still seats available for the class. Take the time and get signed up now for this great four day class where we will be diving into SQL Server 2012 with loads of hands on labs to really get you...

February 20, 2012  2:00 PM

Cisco UCS and the dreaded unsupported-connectivity error

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Fabric Interconnects, UCS Manager, unsupported-connectivity

So while installing a new Cisco UCS system with the one of the newer builds of the firmware which was 2.0(1s) we were getting an error with both chassis which said they were in an unsupported-connectivity state.  The config that we setu

February 16, 2012  2:00 PM

SQL Server isn’t always perfect

Posted by: Denny Cherry
sp_who3, SQL Server

SQL Server is a damn good product, but it sure isn't perfect.  Like any good product out there people have come up with things that can be bolted onto the core to make SQL Server even better. Witho

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February 13, 2012  2:00 PM

SQL Rally here I come

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

So I think it's been kept pretty quiet so far, as I've been insanely busy the last few weeks, but I am so thrilled to say that I've been picked to present a pre-con at the SQL PASS Rally in Dallas, Texas either on May 8th or May 9th (I haven't been told which day yet).  Either way I can't wait to...

February 9, 2012  2:00 PM

Still Room Left In My SQL Server 2012 Class

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Class, SQL Server

If you are looking for some great SQL Server 2012 training so that you are up to speed on the new version I've got some good news for you.  There are still seats available in my SQL Server 2012 class in Los Angeles March 19th-22nd, 2012.  During this...

February 6, 2012  2:00 PM

Stop putting it off, it’s time to sign up for SQL Pre-Cons

Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, Performance, Query tuning, SQL Server, Tech Ed, Tech Ed 2012, Tech Ed Europe, Tech Ed North America

If you are headed to Microsoft's Tech Ed North America or Tech Ed Europe you should really look at signing up for a SQL Server Pre-Con.  The pre-cons are full day sessions focusing on a specific topic, led by an industry expert.  In the case of the SQL Server pre-con "Microsoft SQL Server...

February 6, 2012  2:00 PM

Drying Out a Wet Laptop

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Distaster Recovery, Laptop, SQL, SQL Server

The other day I had a VERY unpleasant situation happen.  I managed to dump a basically full 64oz (1.8 liter) cup of iced tea all over my desk.  In theory this shouldn't be a problem but it landed right on top of one of my laptops.  Thankfully the laptop was off but it was plugged in when this...

February 2, 2012  2:00 PM

Getting TweetDeck 0.38.2

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Social Commentary, Twitter

In case you missed it Twitter released v1 of TweetDeck, and it sucks. All however is not lost as the folks at codelog.org have posted the


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