SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

August, 2012


August 31, 2012  5:21 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for August 31, 2012



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, Top 10

This week I've found some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites that I've found this week.

August 29, 2012  9:00 AM

Creating PDF Files From Any Application



Posted by: Denny Cherry
PDF, SQL

These days creating PDF files is getting easier and easier, especially when you are using a Microsoft Office application like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. to create the initial document.  However all too often you want to create a PDF file from another application like Firefox, Chrome, IE,...


August 24, 2012  5:01 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for August 24, 2012



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, Top 10

This week I've found some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites that I've found this week.

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August 22, 2012  3:00 PM

My First Days With Windows 8 RTM



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Microsoft Windows, Windows 8

As I'm as MSDN subscriber I was able to download Windows 8 from the MSDN website on August 15th and get it installed.  At this point I've upgraded all three of my machines so I wanted to give you a review of what I like and don't about the new OS.  Before I go on I'm not going to bitch and moan...


August 19, 2012  12:46 AM

DEFCON: Why conference harassment matters



Posted by: Denny Cherry
BlogThis, The Ada Initiative, Valerie Aurora

This was reposted from The Ada Initiative http://adainitiative.org/2012/08/defcon-why-conference-harassment-matters/ written by Valerie Aurora. They get all the credit for this, not me.

This weekend...


August 17, 2012  5:26 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for August 17, 2012



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, Top 10

This week I've found some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites that I've found this week.

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August 16, 2012  6:43 PM

Optimizing Microsoft SQL Server Performance in a Virtual Environment (Video)



Posted by: Denny Cherry
(author unknown), BlogThis, SQL Server

This was reposted from SQL Server http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2012/DBI317 written by (author unknown). They get all the credit for this, not me.

In this session, learn what you should be...


August 16, 2012  2:00 PM

Upgrading Windows 8 RP to RTM



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Microsoft Windows, Windows 2012, Windows 8

So as we all know Microsoft hates allowing upgrades of OSs from Beta/CTP/RC/RP (or whatever) to RTM (Release To Manufacturing) bits.  However thankfully Microsoft has made it easy enough to do anyway.  Simply take your ISO/USB/CD/DVD or whatever install media you plan on using and make it...


August 15, 2012  9:42 PM

Here’s How You Support Women in Tech



Posted by: Denny Cherry
BlogThis, Virginia Debolt

This was reposted from BlogHer https://www.blogher.com/snippets/heres-how-you-support-women-tech written by Virginia Debolt. They get all the credit for this, not me. Want to find out how to throw a tech event,


August 15, 2012  2:00 PM

Old Web Based Applications Need To Be Removed



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Data Loss, Data Security, Database, Database Administration, SELECT statement, SQL Injection, SQL Server, Stored Procedures

What happens to most obsolete web based applications at most companies?  They sit idle on a web server for months, sometimes years.  Why is this a problem? Because many of these old applications can be easily exploited via SQL Injection allowing access into the SQL Server databases which they...


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