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December 26, 2014  7:09 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for December 26, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL Server

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

December 24, 2014  5:00 PM

What’s the Best Upgrade Path from SQL 2005 to SQL 2014?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL, SQL Server, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server upgrades, Upgrades

I get this question a decent amount in my Intro to SQL Server Management Session (called "I've got a SQL Database Now What?" or "SQL Server Management for the non Database Administrator"). Frankly it doesn't really matter. As long as you attach the database to a SQL Instance that is somewhere...


December 19, 2014  6:13 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for December 19, 2014

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 that I’ve found this...


December 17, 2014  5:00 PM

Farewell TechEd

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

Last month I had the privilege of speaking at what is supposed to be the last Microsoft TechEd conference at TechEd Europe 2014. I've been lucky enough to speak at both the North American and European Microsoft TechEd events for a few years now, having spoken at the 4 most recent TechEd North...


December 12, 2014  4:58 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for December 12, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Database migration, SQL Server

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


December 10, 2014  5:00 PM

Session’s Are a Specific Length For A Reason

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Business presentations, Conferences, SQL, SQL Server

Nothing irks me more when I walk into my session room than the prior presenter still standing up there doing his thing eating into my 15 minutes of prep/setup time. Conferences have fixed length sessions for a reason. So that the audience knows how long the session will be, so that the presenter...


December 5, 2014  7:19 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for December 05, 2014

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

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


December 3, 2014  5:00 PM

Never Tempt the Demo Gods

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Business presentations, Presentation software, SQL, SQL Server

Demos are one of the most fun parts of presenting, and one of the riskiest. This is because the demo gods have two options. They can smile upon you and give you a perfect demo, or they can piss all over you and your demo can crash and burn. How you handle those demo failures shows how good of a...


November 28, 2014  5:00 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for November 28, 2014

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

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


November 25, 2014  5:00 PM

Your Attendees Don’t All Want 400 Level Sessions

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

I've heard some talk from SQL Saturday organizers that they only want advanced sessions at their SQL Saturday, for some reason or another. This probably isn't what your attendees want. Sure, some of them do. But a lot of people who attend these sorts of sessions want more introduction...


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