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May 20, 2015  4:00 PM

India Here I Come

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
IT conferences, SQL, SQL Server

I'm thrilled to report that I'll be presenting at the first SQL Server conference in India later this year. The conference organizer Amit Bansal made the official announcement last week. A...

May 13, 2015  4:00 PM

Know Your Monitoring Scripts

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL

If you are running monitoring scripts against your SQL Server database you need to know what those scripts do. As even a pretty basic monitoring script can cause some pretty big problems. Recently I was called to look at a large SQL Server who's CPU had run up to almost 100% and users were getting...


May 8, 2015  11:22 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for May 08, 2015

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

Microsoft Ignite was great, but I still found the time this week to find some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites that I’ve found this week.


May 6, 2015  6:00 PM

Should I use Backup Compression or NTFS Compression for Backups?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL

There's a few different ways to compress your database backups when backing them up to disk. The two easiest ones are database backup compression (using the COMPRESSION parameter in the BACKUP DATABASE command) or turning on NTFS compression on the folder. Recently I was working with a client doing...


April 29, 2015  4:00 PM

Stop Touching the Public Database Role

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL, SQL Server, SQL Server security

Odds are you don't need to make permissions changes to the public database role. Back in the SQL 7 days making...


April 22, 2015  4:00 PM

Take Your Time With Azure Site to Site VPN Configurations

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL, SQL Server, VPN, Windows Azure

Setting up Azure Site to Site VPN Endpoints can be a real treat sometimes. Recently I was setting up a site to site VPN between two Azure sites. One in the US West data center and the other was in the West Europe data center. Now the annoyance when setting up a site to site VPN between two Azure...


April 17, 2015  6:00 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for April 17, 2015

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Apple, SQL, SQL Azure, SQL Server, SQL Server Integration Services

This week I’ve found some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites that...


April 15, 2015  4:00 PM

Where to find the Azure PowerShell SDK ToolKit

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
download, downloading, Powershell, SQL, SQL Azure, SQL Server, Windows Azure

If you do basically any work with Azure you'll need to get the Azure PowerShell ToolKit at some point. Now finding the Azure PowerShell SDK Download page is a royal pain. So to make life easier I've setup a quick redirection that will get you to the correct place. Simply browse to

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April 10, 2015  4:00 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for April 10, 2015

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

This week I’ve found some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites...


April 8, 2015  6:00 PM

PASS Leaks Sponsor Data

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Data Leakage, Data privacy, Data protection, personal data, SQL, SQL Server

So early this week the PASS Organization (www.sqlpass.org) released their new shiny SQL Saturday website (www.sqlsaturday.com). There were a few glitches in the session submission but nothing there that isn't expected when a major over hall of a much used application.

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