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August 10, 2012  2:00 PM

Full Day Storage and Virtualization Class at SQL Saturday 145

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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On October 12th 2012 I'll be presenting an all day session titled "Storage and Virtualization for the DBA" as a pre-con session for SQL Saturday 145 in Nashville, TN (links to all...

August 9, 2012  2:30 PM

SSWUG Virtual Conference Registration Is Now Open

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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It's that time of year again, it is time for the SSWUG virtual conference.  There is a great set of speakers for this virtual conference including myself, Kalen Delaney, Eric Johnson, Kevin Kline, Brian Knight, Lynn Langit, Bill...


August 9, 2012  2:00 PM

Second Edition of Securing SQL Server now longer available for pre-order. It’s Shipping! (repost)

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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In case you missed the blog post over on securingsqlserver.com, I wanted to repost it here... I'm afraid that I've got some bad news.  You can no longer pre-order

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August 6, 2012  10:00 AM

Vendor Apps and AlwaysOn Availability Groups

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By now hopefully everyone knows about AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012 and the high...


August 2, 2012  4:00 PM

Sensitive Data Must Be Encrypted

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
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The title of this post pretty much says it all.  If you store sensitive data in a database you have to work under the assumption that someone is going to try and break into the system and steal that data.  Thinking otherwise simply isn’t responsible as the developer and/or administrator of the...


July 30, 2012  4:00 PM

Why is SQL Injection still a problem?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL

SQL Injection is probably the most popular attack vector for hackers when they attempt to break into databases.  The reason for this is that it is so easy for an attacker to gain access to the system, and typically to get pretty high level permissions to a database engine so that they can then...


July 26, 2012  2:00 PM

Security Sessions at SQL PASS 2012

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The SQL PASS session list for the SQL PASS...


July 23, 2012  2:00 PM

SQL Saturday 147 Precon (#sqlsat147)

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL

If you are planning on attending SQL Saturday 147 down in Recife Brazil you would check out my pre-con session being held on August 24th.  In this session I'll be talking about all of the High Availability options which are available for SQL Server...


July 19, 2012  2:00 PM

Making Technical Writing Easier

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL

Those of us that have worked on books have probably all run across the same problem at one time or another.  When you are going through the book writing process, you always end up going back and wanting to add a code example, or a screenshot somewhere in the middle of the chapter, and you then...


July 16, 2012  2:00 PM

Stop Using SQL Logins

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL

Hey vendors, consultants, clients, etc. STOP USING SQL LOGINS.  Now if the SQL Server you are using isn't attached to a Windows domain then fine, odds are you'll need a SQL Authentication login.  However if the machine is a member of the Windows domain then login to SQL Server using Windows...


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