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January 18, 2010  11:00 AM

How I design a database



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Database Design

Last week Buck Woody asked how we all design our databases, so here's my answers to his questions and a little about my process. I'll get to #1 in a...

January 15, 2010  2:03 AM

Today’s plagiarism incident…



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Allen Kinsel, Brent Ozar, DCMA, Paul Randal, Plagiarism, SearchSQLServer.com, SQLServerPedia.com, Todd McDermid, Twitter

If you are on Twitter and you follow some of the more popular people on twitter (BrentO, PaulRandal, SQLInsaneo, myself, etc)...


January 11, 2010  11:00 AM

Making sense of Parallel Data Warehouse for SQL Server 2008 R2



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Article, SearchSQLServer.com, SQL Server 2008 R2

I've got a new article up on SearchSQLServer.com where I talk a bit about the new Parallel Data Warehouse edition of SQL Server 2008 R2. Denny


November 30, 2009  11:00 AM

OPENXML can be a beast sometimes.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
OPENXML, Performance Problems, SQL, Table Variables

Our application includes some search functionality which is pretty complex to deal with.  In a nutshell the user can select multiple values from a couple of lists on the website and use those listed to filter down the rows which are being searched.  These lists are passed into the SQL Server as a...


November 12, 2009  11:00 AM

Join me at the San Gabrial Valley .NET User Group Meeting on November 18th



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, Service Broker

For those not at PDC or the Underground party on November 18th, 2009 ... Join me at the San Gabrial Valley .NET User Group as I give a presentation all about SQL Service Broker.  The pizza starts at 6pm and the presentation starts at...


November 9, 2009  11:00 AM

#sqlpass is over. Some thought, comments, and reviews.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, PASS, Social Commentary, SQLServerPedia.com

The 2009 SQL PASS Summit has ended.  Our friends and extended family have made there way home, or are on there way home.  As I sit in the airport on Saturday on my way home to Southern California it seams like a good time to put down some thoughts about this years PASS Summit.


November 4, 2009  6:10 PM

#sqlpass notes from the Wednesday Keynotes



Posted by: Denny Cherry
PASS, Powerpivot

At the Wednesday keynotes we started with Rushabh talking about the PASS financials.  Some numbers include: 2010 revenue projection of $3.2M which is a 15% reduction from the 2009 numbers.  But even with this reduction PASS is planning on spending 40% more on the SQL Server community.  They...


November 3, 2009  6:04 PM

First picture set from #sqlpass



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Flickr, PASS

I've just uploaded a bunch of pictues from SQL Pass to flicker.  They can be found here. Denny


November 3, 2009  5:13 PM

#sqlpass so far… (keynotes, parties, lunch, and more)



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, PASS

So far the SQL PASS 2009 summit has been a blast.  I arrived on Sunday afternoon and the fun started shortly after that.  There have been a couple of parties to go to, and we did a great photo walk Monday morning.


October 31, 2009  11:17 PM

My #sqlpass schedule



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, PASS

For those lucky enough to be attending the SQL PASS summit this year in Seattle, WA I'll be there to.  This is my third year in a row attending, and my first year speaking.  Over the course of the week I've got a bunch of planned things which I'll be doing.  Hopefully you'll look me up at one...


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