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February 14, 2008  10:13 AM

Eat more chicken…

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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Well, this has absolutely nothing to do with SQL Server, but I just had to post this anyway.  We were having dinner at Chick-fil-A and the Chick-fil-A cow was there.  My wife snapped this photo, that I just had to share with everyone.  How totally awesome is this.  (Comments are very much...

February 13, 2008  10:37 AM

New Article: Configuring SQL Server memory settings

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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I’ve published a new tip over on SearchSQLServer.com entitled “   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 11, 2008  8:00 AM

Getting those memory setting in SQL Server just right.

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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When using 64bit SQL Server getting the memory settings right is pretty easy.  Simply set the maximum to what you want and you are good to go. Getting them right in the 32bit versions of SQL Server is a bit harder.  You have to deal with the OS level of enabling the Physical Address Extensions...


February 7, 2008  5:43 PM

Webcast turnout was fantastic

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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Thanks to all who attended this morning webcast ‘Under The Hood of SQL Server - Checking...

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February 7, 2008  8:21 AM

Heroes Happen Here {Comic Series}

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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For those that don't get the Tech Net news letter Microsoft and Seagate are producing a new comic strip called Heroes Happen Here.  It's published on the Tech Net blog here.  You can also grab the RSS feed in your...


February 7, 2008  12:20 AM

New Paper Published: Picking the Right Instrument for SQL Server Performance Management

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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The folks at Quest Software asked me to write a paper for them discussing the differences between managing a SQL Server using just the Microsoft provided tools and their Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise product.  That paper has just been released and can be downloaded Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 4, 2008  8:00 AM

Today is my birthday!

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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Well today is my birthday.  Since it's a regular posting day I figured I'd skip the technical posting and just say hi.  (I've got this thing against working on my birthday.  I'd much rather spend the day with family and friends.  It's my day and I'll do what I want, as long as it's ok with the...


February 1, 2008  12:27 AM

Webcast: ‘Under The Hood of SQL Server – Checking Out Internals’

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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On Thursday Feb 7, 2008 at 8am Pacific (11am Eastern, 4pm GMT) myself and Jason Hall, Systems Consultant at Quest Software will be co-hosting a webcast looking into the challenges in seeing exactly what is happening within SQL Server (including SQL Server 2008) using Spotlight® on SQL Server...


January 28, 2008  11:56 PM

Slide Decks and Sample Code from SoCal Code Camp

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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The SoCal Code Camp was this last weekend.  I had a great time attending and speaking at the code...


January 17, 2008  12:00 PM

MS KB Article with all the hot fixes listed

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL

I found this great little MS KB article today.  It's got all the SQL Server 2005 post SP2 host fixes including bug numbers and descriptions of the bug.  The MS KB article ID is 937137. Denny


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