SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

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January 7, 2014  8:46 AM

SQL 2012 Cluster, Windows 2012 R2 OS, Windows 2008 R2 Domains



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Allan Hirt, AlwaysOn, Clustering, Database, Database Administration, DataCenter, Error 1069, Error 1194, High Availability, Microsoft Cluster Service, Microsoft Windows, MSCS, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012 R2

Recently I was installing SQL Server 2012 on a new Windows 2012 R2 cluster for a client and ran across a bit of a problem. When the SQL Installer was attempting to start SQL Server for the first time SQL Server was throwing Windows errors 1069 and 1194 which basically say...

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December 11, 2013  2:00 PM

Clustering in Amazon EC2 – Tomorrow!



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Clustering, Database, Database Administration, DataCenter, High Availability, Microsoft Cluster Service, Microsoft Windows, MSCS, Recovery, Server Hardware, SIOS Technologies, SQL Server, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014

Tomorrow (December 12th) at noon Pacific Time I'm presenting a session with SIOS Technologies on using their SANLess Clustering Technology to build a clustered SQL Server for High Availability within Amazon's EC2 cloud. This session is...


November 27, 2013  5:00 PM

Windows 2012 Clusters on Windows 2003 Domains



Posted by: Denny Cherry
AlwaysOn, Database Administration, Microsoft Cluster Service, Microsoft Windows, MSCS, SQL, SQL Server

Recently I was building a new Windows 2012 cluster that was going to hold a SQL 2012 instance. So far so good. Something that I've done dozens of times. However...


August 27, 2013  6:46 PM

SQL Connections Post-Con Coming Next Month



Posted by: Denny Cherry
AlwaysOn, Availability Groups, Clustering, Database, Database Administration, Dev Connections, High Availability, Microsoft Cluster Service, MSCS, Server Hardware, SQL Server

That's right, next month I'm giving a post con at the SQL/Dev Connections conference.  The post con is titled


December 12, 2012  2:00 PM

The Least Expensive SQL Server 2012 High Availability Solution



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Database, Database Administration, Microsoft Cluster Service, Microsoft Windows, MSCS, SQL, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, Storage

As we all know by now AlwaysOn Availability Groups are an enterprise edition feature and SQL Server Clustering is a standard edition feature.  Butt what happens when you have a small business that is running its apps on SQL Server Express.  Can't SQL Express have any sort of high...


November 7, 2012  2:00 PM

Passive AlwaysOn Replicas, not as free as you might think



Posted by: Denny Cherry
AlwaysOn, Availability Groups, Clustering, Database, Microsoft Cluster Service, MSCS, SQL Licensing, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012

With the release of SQL Server 2012 and specifically the AlwaysOn feature we need...


August 6, 2012  10:00 AM

Vendor Apps and AlwaysOn Availability Groups



Posted by: Denny Cherry
AlwaysOn, Availability Groups, Database, Microsoft Cluster Service, MSCS, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, SSMS

By now hopefully everyone knows about AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012 and the high availability options that they provide to databases.  One problem with AlwaysOn Availability Groups when combined with third party applications is that the third party application may configure the...


January 4, 2010  11:00 AM

When setting up a new Windows Cluster test failover before releasing to production



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Clustering, Microsoft Cluster Service

When you build a new Microsoft Cluster Server cluster always be sure to fail over all the drives between all the nodes before installing SQL Server on it and deploying the cluster to production.  The first time that you fail over a cluster from one node to another the disks can take a very long...


October 20, 2008  11:05 AM

Thank you Orange County SQL Server Users Group



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Clustering, In Person Events, Microsoft Cluster Service, MSCS, Orange County SSUG, Windows 2003

I'd like to thank the Orange County SQL Server Users Group for having me come and speak at their meeting last week.  I had a great time speaking with everyone, and there were a lot of good questions. If you didn't have a chance to download the slide deck you can download it


September 15, 2008  11:00 AM

Scaling the database out, not up.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Federated Database, Microsoft Cluster Service, Scaling Out

When your database has grown beyond the performance capabilities of a single SQL Server, there are still ways get increase the system performance.  This requires using a technique called a Federating the database, this is also known as...


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