SQL Server with Mr. Denny:



March 26, 2012  2:00 PM

Want to know the quickest way to get your recruiting email deleted?

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Interview, Social Commentary, SQL Server

We all get emails from recruiters.  I know that I'm shocked on a day that I don't get them.  Personally I love reading these emails as they are usually pretty damn funny.  But I'm seeing a very disturbing trend in these emails.  This trend is making job candidates pay to attend out of town job...

July 18, 2011  2:00 PM

Interview with our new whipping boy Adrian Bethune

Posted by: Denny Cherry
DACPAC, Interview

While at Tech Ed 2011 I spent a good amount of time talking with Adrian Bethune (@canon_sense) who is the new product manager for SQL Server Manageability, originally hired onto the team by the magnificent Dan Jones (

June 23, 2011  1:02 PM

How to find out to someone is cheating on a job interview

Posted by: Denny Cherry

If you are the person giving the technical interview you’ve got a couple of jobs on your hands.  First is the most obvious, to gauge the technical skills of the person sitting in front of you.  The second is to see if the technical skills that they are presenting to you are actually their own,...

June 20, 2011  1:00 PM

Why you shouldn’t cheat on a job interview

Posted by: Denny Cherry

I see questions on various forums all the time from people who are trying to land that first job who are asking for brain dumps on what they need to know to pass an interview to get a job.  Sometimes these are people who have been working in the field for a few years, and want that next job with...

April 13, 2011  1:19 AM

Some job descriptions just have to be shared

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Interview, Job Opening, Social Commentary, SQL Server

So I'm going along doing my work thing, shrinking databases rebooting servers at random, etc. and I get an email some of which I've included below asking if I'd be interested in this job opening.  I've cut out the names, etc. to protect the stupid. Below is the response that I sent...

July 30, 2008  1:24 AM

SQL Server Experts: MS SQL beats the “ACID” test for Database Technology in Features, Ease & Cost

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Andew Fyer, Article, Brent Ozar, Brian Kelly, Chris Shaw, Christian Lefter, Interview, Namwar Rizvi, Pinal Dave

I was asked to be interviewed for an article on Microsoft SQL Server by OdenJobs.com.  They have just posted the interview of myself and Christian Lefter,...


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