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October 7, 2015  4:00 PM

Basic Database Mirroring Monitoring

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Database mirroring, Disaster Recovery, DR, High Availability, Monitoring, SQL Server, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014

If you have database mirroring setup and running, you'll notice that it has a lack of built in monitoring. And if you have a lot of databases having monitoring for each potential state that each database can be in can flood you with email if the network between sites goes down and comes back up. ...

October 1, 2015  1:08 PM

SQL PASS Summit 2015 Discount Code

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
discount coupons, IT conferences, IT conferences and events, SQL Server

Are you looking to register for the SQL PASS Summit and you haven't already done so?  Would you like to save $150 off the current registration price?  Would you like to save that $150 with no strings attached? Have I got a deal...


September 30, 2015  6:00 PM

Upgrading a SQL FCI to Premium Storage in Azure Without Downtime

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
Azure, Cluster computing, SQL Server, Windows Azure, Windows Cluster

Recently I was asked by a client to upgrade their SQL Server Failover Cluster from standard storage to Azure premium storage with as little downtime as possible. Due to the fact that the SQL Server instance was clustered already this was actually a pretty straight forward process. The first...


September 25, 2015  5:00 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for September 25, 2015

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 week. Using Microsoft DiskSpd to Test Your Storage Subsystem DBTA - StretchDB, a Cool New Feature in vNext SQL...

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September 17, 2015  10:59 PM

PASS Summit 2015 1st Timers Webcast Recording

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
IT conferences and events, SQL Server

This year's PASS Summit 1st Timers webcast recording didn't happen as planned. And sadly my voice is currently gone so I'm not able to record a new one in the few days that I'm at home. So because of that I'm reposting a link to last years video (which is mostly the same as this years) and you'll...


September 16, 2015  4:00 PM

Want to speak at the PASS Summit, but haven’t been selected?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL Server

The Speaker Idol may be your answer to how to get to the PASS Summit as a speaker. The Speaker Idol competition, in it's second year now with PASS, will be held throughout the conference with four different rounds. During the competition people who haven't spoken at the PASS Summit will be giving 5...


September 9, 2015  5:17 PM

SQL PASS Summit 2015 Karaoke Party

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
IT conferences, SQL Server

It's that time of year again, it's almost time for the PASS Summit. Like the last few years I'm pleased to announce that I'll be hosting my annual SQL Karaoke party during the PASS Summit again. SIOS Technology Group is kindly sponsoring this years party, just like last year so a huge


September 7, 2015  11:18 AM

Pre-SQL PASS Webcast is Today!

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
IT conferences, SQL Server

Just a reminder that today is my Pre-SQL PASS Webcast (also known as the 1st timers webcast). ...


September 4, 2015  2:00 PM

Recommended reading from mrdenny for September 04, 2015

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 week. Building High Performance, Highly Available SQL Servers on Azure Fear has Replaced Apathy as the Number One...

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September 2, 2015  6:39 PM

PASS Summit 2015 1st Timers Webcast is Next Week

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
SQL Server

Just a reminder, that if you are planning on attending the PASS Summit this year you'll want to make sure to get registered for my 1st timers webcast which is scheduled for September 7th. 2015 at 1pm Pacific Time. I know it's a holiday here in the US, but apparently I forgot that when I scheduled...


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