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June 18, 2014  4:00 PM

Getting Replication Distribution Back After a MASSIVE Failure

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
failed, SQL Server, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server replication, SQL Upgrades

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June 11, 2014  4:00 PM

Any Little Thing Can Kill a SQL Server Upgrade

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2014, SQL Upgrades

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June 6, 2014  5:02 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for June 06, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
NUMA, Recommended reading, 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 week.


June 4, 2014  7:00 PM

SQL Saturday Houston Slides Posts

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

The weekend before TechEd North America I had the pleasure of speaking at the Houston SQL Saturday. I present two different sessions at SQL Saturday Houston.

Table Indexing for the .NET Developer


June 4, 2014  4:00 PM

Hekaton and Your Transaction Log

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL performance, SQL Server, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server transaction logs, Transaction Log

Hekaton (aka. In Memory OLTP Tables) is awesome. Things run very fast through the system, pushing you to 98x the speed of normal tables. But be careful. You'll need to know well in advance how much transaction log space you are going to need. You see there's a little gotcha that I ran into...


May 30, 2014  1:50 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for May 23, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Database Administrator, Database deadlock, Isolation level, Mobile security, Recommended reading, SQL Server, SQL Server Agent, SQL Server Agent Jobs, VMware, VMWare certification

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


May 28, 2014  3:53 PM

SQL Server 2014 Licensing

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Microsoft licensing, SQL, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server licensing

I've gotten a lot of questions about SQL Server 2014 licensing. The good news is that nothing has really changed since SQL Server 2012. There's some minor wording changes to make it more clear what you have to purchase to get free secondary servers when using Clustering or AlwaysOn Availability...


May 23, 2014  6:21 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for May 23, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Recommended reading, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, 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 week.


May 16, 2014  2:00 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for May 16, 2014

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Recommended reading, 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 week.


April 9, 2014  2:00 PM

Viewing Maintenance Plan Logs

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, SQL Server Maintenance Plan

For many of my customers I've got them setup to use maintenance plans because they are small shops without a DBA and the maintenance plans give them something visual which they can easily tweak later on if needed without having to have me come in to make a small change to their reindexing or...


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