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February 9, 2012  2:00 PM

Still Room Left In My SQL Server 2012 Class

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Class, SQL Server

If you are looking for some great SQL Server 2012 training so that you are up to speed on the new version I've got some good news for you.  There are still seats available in my SQL Server 2012 class in Los Angeles March 19th-22nd, 2012.  During this...

February 6, 2012  2:00 PM

Stop putting it off, it’s time to sign up for SQL Pre-Cons

Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, Performance, Query tuning, SQL Server, Tech Ed, Tech Ed 2012, Tech Ed Europe, Tech Ed North America

If you are headed to Microsoft's Tech Ed North America or Tech Ed Europe you should really look at signing up for a SQL Server Pre-Con.  The pre-cons are full day sessions focusing on a specific topic, led by an industry expert.  In the case of the SQL Server pre-con "Microsoft SQL Server...

February 6, 2012  2:00 PM

Drying Out a Wet Laptop

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Distaster Recovery, Laptop, SQL, SQL Server

The other day I had a VERY unpleasant situation happen.  I managed to dump a basically full 64oz (1.8 liter) cup of iced tea all over my desk.  In theory this shouldn't be a problem but it landed right on top of one of my laptops.  Thankfully the laptop was off but it was plugged in when this...

January 29, 2012  2:00 PM

Slide Decks for SoCal Code Camp

Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, SoCal Code Camp, SQL Server

Here are my slide decks from SoCal Code Camp last weekend. Indexing for the .NET Developer

January 26, 2012  2:00 PM

What’s in my laptop bag?

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Social Commentary, SQL Server, Travel

The year of 2012 will be the first year that I'm expecting to fly over 100,000 miles.  So far I've got three flights to Seattle that have happened or are scheduled.  Four flights to Europe planned, random flights to Orlando, Atlanta, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Tuscon (among...

January 23, 2012  2:00 PM

Speaking in Poland as SQLDay 2012

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Consulting, SQL Server

I'm thrilled to announce that I'll be speaking at another great event in Europe.  This time at SQL Day 2012, which this year is growing from a one day event to a three day event.  This great event is being hosted in Wroclaw, Poland May 24th-26th,...

January 19, 2012  5:00 PM

Motorcycle Ride for Diabetes

Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server

So later this year I'm participating in the motorcycle ride B.A.D. (Bikers Against Diabetes) where I'll be taking my big blue bike out for a ride to help raise money for Diabetes research.  The reason that I'm po

January 19, 2012  2:00 PM

Get some free SQL 2012 training!

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Class, In Person Events, SQL Server, Training

By now hopefully you have already seen the week long SQL Server 2012 class that I'm teaching March 19th-22nd, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA.  Well now I'm giving you a chance to win a free ticket to this great 4 day training class. The...

January 17, 2012  2:00 PM

Windows 8, ReFS and SQL Server

Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, Windows 8

If you were planning on deploying Windows 8 Server for your SQL Servers as soon as it is released, I would plan on rethinking those plans, especially if you plan on using the new Windows 8 file system ReFS (Resilient File System) instead of the NTFS (New Technology File System).  You see as a part...

January 16, 2012  2:00 PM

When you don’t QA, there are problems

Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, Testing

Without a proper QA process things can end up going a little bit wrong.  Even the most basic of processes need to be checked and controlled, if they aren't then things can end up going a little wrong.  Just like these

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