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May 19, 2008  4:53 PM

EMC World 2008 Day 1 (The first post)

Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC World 2008, Storage, Storage Vmotion, VDM, Virtual Desktop Manager, VMware

While waiting for the first keynote to start I figured that this would be as good a time as any to write a quick post.  I just got out of the first session of the morning.  I decided to catch the VMware VI3 session which went over the new features of ESX 3.5.  It was a very good session...

May 19, 2008  8:03 AM

EMC World 2008 Day 0

Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC, EMC World 2008, Family, In Person Events, Storage

Today is the check-in and welcome party for EMC World.  EMC and Brocade had the Goo Goo Dolls perform at the welcome party.  The party and show were fantastic. Funniest comment of...

May 14, 2008  8:00 AM

Any other DBAs brave enough to go to EMC World?

Posted by: Denny Cherry

Next week I'll be stepping into the lion's den of sorts.  I'll be off to Las Vegas to attend EMC World.  I went last year, and I'm pretty sure that I was about the only full time DBA there.  The storage folks treated me pretty nice, even after they found out that I was a DBA. Hopefully when I...

April 1, 2008  6:43 PM

New Article: Tips for scheduling and testing SQL Server backups

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Article, Backup & recovery

I've just published a new tip on SearchSQLServer.com called Tips for scheduling and testing SQL Server backups.  In it I'm talking...

March 16, 2008  9:39 PM

Webcast Recover the data, the whole data and nothing but the data you need available for viewing

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Backup & recovery, Quest Software, Webcam

The webcast which I did with Quest Software a couple of weeks ago "   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

February 29, 2008  12:01 AM

Webcast: Recover the Data, the Whole Data and Nothing but the Data You Need

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Backup & recovery, LiteSpeed, Quest Software, Webcam

Coming on the heals of the extremely successful webcast "Under The Hood of SQL Server - Checking Out Internals", Quest Software has asked me to co-present another webcast.  This one is entitled "

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January 14, 2008  8:00 AM

Log Shipping without SQL Server Enterprise Edition

Posted by: Denny Cherry
DR, Log Shipping, Replication, SQL, T/SQL

Microsoft's Log Shipping is pretty good.  But it requires that you have SQL Server Enterprise Edition on both the machines.  This makes the solution fairly expensive.  Because of this I've written a replacement which can be used on any edition of SQL Server including SQL Server Express Edition...

October 10, 2007  1:58 AM

Getting the right disk config for your SQL Server

Posted by: Denny Cherry
DataManagement, SQL, Storage

Many DBAs so not have the knowledge needed in the storage area to be able to ask the right questions to there storage engineers, and often storage engineers do not know the right questions to ask a DBA to get the answers that they need.  Because of this database storage ends up being configured...

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