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February 16, 2016  7:47 AM

SQL Performance Tuning and Optimization Precon at Boston SQL Saturday

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Database optimization, Performance tunning, SQL Server

FastAre you looking for some...

February 8, 2016  7:40 PM

Would you like Microsoft to pay for you to move to Azure?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Cloud azure, Cloud migration, SQL Azure, SQL Server, SQL Server migration, Windows Azure

Have you been wanting to move some of your services up to Azure, but you don't have the budget to move them up to th

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February 5, 2016  7:19 PM

DCAC Now Has 2 VMware vExperts

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, VMware

I'm thrilled to report that Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting now has not 1, but 2

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February 3, 2016  7:00 AM

Fixing a storage pool that doesn’t have an read-write server

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Cluster, SQL Server, Storage space

Recently I was working on a clients file server cluster and while doing some troubleshooting with Microsoft Support one of

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January 25, 2016  4:00 PM

Feed Monsters now supports Two Factor Authentication

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
RSS, SQL Server, Two factor authentication

In case you missed the big announcement last week, Feed Monsters was released to the public so that you can now do most

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January 13, 2016  7:00 PM

Creating a cluster without Domain Admin permissions

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Cluster, Cluster management, Clustering, Clustering/High availability, Clusters, SQL Server, SQL Server availability

If you've ever watched a presentation when someone sets up a cluster you've probably noticed that it goes pretty smoothly. The reason for this is because the account which the presenter uses is a domain administrator. But what about the real world? In the real world unless you are a systems...


January 5, 2016  4:51 PM

2015 By The Numbers

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL Server

This post is a little later than normal. It's been a very busy few weeks with family over until the 3rd of January. Well 2015 was a hell of a year for my blogging. I recorded just under 250k page views (244,305) which isn't even all of them (2016 will be the first year that I get a truly...


December 23, 2015  9:00 AM

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016 ebook (Preview Edition)

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
eBook, SQL Server, SQL Server 2016

I'm pleased to report that what is probably one of the first books on Microsoft SQL Server 2016 has been released, or at least the

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December 16, 2015  5:00 PM

Get Operation Status of an Azure Async Operation

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Azure, Powershell, PowerShell Scripts, SQL Server, Windows Azure

Recently I was trying to make a drive bigger on an Azure VM by simply using Set-AzureOSDisk PowerShell commandlet (and the -ResizedSizeInGB switch). The problem is that this command is asynchronous meaning that it tells you that it's done, even if it hasn't finished yet. The problem with this,...


December 3, 2015  4:05 PM

Announcing Internals for Query Tuning Training Class By Kalen Delaney

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
DBA training, IT training, SQL Server, Training

We at Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting are thrilled to announce that we have partnered up with the SQL Server internals guru Kalen Delaney to deliver training classes.  Our first class will be Internals...

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