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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...

November 25, 2014  4:55 PM

1000 Blog Posts Down, Who Knows How Many More To Go

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

Well, today is a bit of a milestone for me. As of today, I've published 1000 blog posts on IT Knowledge Exchange which is hosted by TechTarget. I've blogged about a lot of stuff over the years, including PASS, EMC World, SQL Server, Storage, Exchange, etc. Here's some highlights from my posting...


November 21, 2014  6:04 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for November 21, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
IT conferences, IT conferences and events, 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 19, 2014  7:00 PM

Moving a Multi-TB Database From One Disk To Another

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Database instance, Database migration, Server migration, SQL, SQL Server, SQL storage, Storage

Recently a client brought me a challenge. They wanted to more a database from one LUN to another. So far this is pretty straight forward. The trick here is that this is a multi-TB instance with several databases which are about 1TB in size, and the instance has a two hour per night maintenance...


November 14, 2014  5:13 PM

Recommended Reading for November 14, 2014 by mrdenny

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Data compression, 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 7, 2014  3:10 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for November 07, 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...


October 31, 2014  5:10 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for October 31, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL Server

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


October 29, 2014  7:00 PM

A Seek Isn’t Always Good Enough

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Execution Plan, Query tuning, SQL, SQL Server

Index seeks are good, right? Normally they are, unless the index that you are seeking against isn't the correct index. If we look at Figure 1 everything in this plan looks good, right? Bookmark and Share     1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend


October 24, 2014  4:54 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for October 24, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Database Mail, SQL Server, SQL Server 2014

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


October 22, 2014  7:00 PM

And your SQL PASS Speaker Idol Judges Are…

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

If you are attending the SQL PASS Summit in Seattle, WA in November 2014 you've probably heard that the SQL PASS Summit is going to be having it's first speaker idol with the winner of the competition winning a speaking slot at the SQL PASS Summit in 2015. In order to have a contest we need...


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