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January 12, 2012  2:00 PM

SQL Server 2012 Class March 19-22, 2012



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Class, Encryption, MCM, Permissions, Security, SQL Server, Training, Transaction Log

This March I, Microsoft MVP for SQL Server and Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server 2008 Denny Cherry, am teaching a 4 day class introducing SQL Server 2012.  This four day class is being offered for only $1200 for four full days of training on...

January 10, 2012  11:50 PM

Come check out a SQL pre-con at Tech Ed



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, Tech Ed, Tech Ed 2012, Tech Ed Europe, Tech Ed North America

In addition to delivering a pre-con at Tech Ed Europe (which I blogged about yesterday) I can proudly say that Thomas LaRock (@sqlrockstar | blog) and I will be presenting a pre-con at Tech Ed North America...


January 10, 2012  12:20 AM

Europe just can’t get rid of me!



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Performance, SQL Server, Tech Ed, Tech Ed 2012, Tech Ed Europe

No matter how hard Europe tries to keep me away, I'll be back in June for the premier Microsoft conference, Tech Ed Europe 2012. And not only will I be attending, but little old me will be presenting a


January 9, 2012  7:00 PM

Meme Monday: what is your first blog post?



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Denis, Meme Monday, SQL Server, SQL Server Magazine, SQL Server Pro, Storage

As I got tagged by Denis Gobo (@DenisGobo | blog) on his Meme Monday post, here it is.  Denis (I have to try really hard not to put two n's in his name) asked "What is the first blog post you wrote...


January 2, 2012  2:00 PM

All hail Bill Graziano now known as El Hefe



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

Today (technically yesterday) begins the reign of the new president of the SQL PASS organization.  Taking the lead of the organization is someone who I'm happy to call a good friend, Bill Graziano (@billgraziano |


January 2, 2012  2:00 PM

SQL Server 2012 Training Annoucement



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server

I am please to announce the first of my SQL Server 2012 training classes being held March 19-22 at the Microsoft office in Los Angeles, California.  This isn't a short class, but a 4 day training class which will cover installation, manageability,...


December 27, 2011  2:00 PM

Back To Basics: Why isn’t maintenace automatic?



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Back To Basics, Backup & recovery, Recovery, SQL Server

One of the questions which I see pop up from time to time (especially when I used to work for a VAR that wrote software for small businesses) is why doesn't SQL Server do the maintenance automatically?  Things like checking for corruption (DBCC CHECKDB), index defragmentation, backups, etc. The...


December 22, 2011  2:00 PM

Fragmentation may cause corruption



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Microsoft CSS, SQL Server

Let me start this off by saying that I chose the title of this blog post very carefully.  You'll note that it says "fragmentation may cause corruption" not that it will cause corruption, so before you go saying "Denny says that if you have any fragmentation of the database it'll become...


December 20, 2011  2:00 PM

Me, Sean and Jen all talking politics & more



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Sean McCown, SQL Server, Webcast

So last weekend I had the chance to fly over to Dallas and hang with Sean and Jen McCown (the Mignight DBAs) and be the guest on their web show all live and in person for the...


December 19, 2011  7:36 PM

Look out SQL Bits, here I come!



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, SQL Bits, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization

That's right, I'm headed out to the SQL Bits conference in London, England.  Apparently I've been on my best behavior this year, because the guys at SQL Bits have even selected me to deliver a pre-con on the Training Day. My...


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