SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

July, 2013


July 31, 2013  2:00 PM

Making people pay their own way to a job interview is not the way to get good talent

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Social Commentary, SQL Server

I get job postings emailed to me all the time from various recruiters.  Usually they are, we'll call them OK.  But sometimes the requirements of just...

July 24, 2013  7:00 AM

Blocking Is Not Bad

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Blocking, SQL Server

When dealing with SQL Server databases we have to deal with locking, and blocking within our application databases.  All to often we talk about blocking as...

July 17, 2013  7:00 AM

Nolock and your financial application

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Index Performance, Indexing, Nonclustered Index, Query tuning, SQL Server

The NOLOCK indexing hint gets used way, way to frequently.  The place that I hate seeing it the most is in financial applications, where...

July 10, 2013  7:00 AM

Preventing Locking, Blocking and Deadlocks in the vCenter database

Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, vCenter

As our VMware environments become larger and larger with more and more hosts and guests more thought needs to be given to the vCenter...

July 5, 2013  5:02 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for July 05, 2013

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.

July 3, 2013  7:00 AM

Backups & the Buffer Pool

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Back To Basics, Backup & recovery, BACKUP DATABASE, SQL Server, Storage

    As we know with Microsoft SQL Server everything is processed from disk and loaded into the buffer pool for processing by the query engine.  So...


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