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February 19, 2014  2:00 PM

Old vSphere, Large VMs, and Some Really “Funky” Problems



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL, SQL Server, Storage, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere 4.1, vSphere 5.0, Windows 2008 R2

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November 30, 2012  2:00 PM

Altaro gives away 50 free PC backup licenses to all Microsoft Hyper-V administrators



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Altaro

Altaro Software, a fast-growing developer of backup solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V, today announced that it is giving every Microsoft Hyper-V administrator 50 free licenses of Oops!Backup, their desktop...


October 22, 2012  9:53 PM

But We Are Hosted In The Cloud, We Don’t Need To Think About Architecture!



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Cloud Computing, SQL Server, Virtualization

So you have moved your infrastructure into the cloud and everything is growing and going wonderfully.  Now you've got some consultant or job application telling you that you need to think about


September 12, 2012  2:00 PM

When clustering guests, host them on different LUNs



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Clustering, Hyper-V, SQL Server, Storage, VMware

When building virtual clusters under any HyperVisor you need to make sure that all the nodes of the cluster are being hosted on different LUNs on the hosts. If you build the VMs on the same LUN and that LUN fails for some reason then both of the nodes of the cluster will be down, and the whole...


July 5, 2012  6:31 PM

VMworld needs to provide more feedback to session submitters



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Database, SQL, SQL Server, Tech Ed, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware, VMworld, VMworld 2012, vSphere 5.0

I've submitted a lot of sessions to a lot of conferences over the years.  And while the feedback from some of the conferences is a little cryptic thanks to the review team only having access to canned responses, it'll do.  Now personally I'd love to get specific feedback saying exactly why my...


June 4, 2012  2:00 PM

VMware vCenter Performance Tuning



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Index Performance, Nonclustered Index, SQL Server, vCenter, VMware

As hopefully everyone that is using VMware's vSphere in either data center knows VMware's vCenter runs off of a Microsoft SQL Server database (by default).  Now as good as they guys at VMware are at building a virtualization platform there database leave a little to be desired.  I've identified a...


May 30, 2012  2:00 PM

Time to vote for vmworld 2012 sessions



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Performance Problems, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, VMware, VMworld

For those that are interested in the VMware product line and the VMworld conference, it is time to begin the community voting for sessions that will be given at VM World 2012 in both San Francisco, CA USA and Barcelona, Spain. You'll need to register...


May 22, 2012  9:00 AM

Still time to sign up for SQLDay 2012 pre-con



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization

There is still plenty of time to get signed up for my SQLDay 2012 all day session in Poland this week on Thursday the 24th of May. Below you'll find a description of the session which I'll be teaching.

This session will be a two part session in...


March 12, 2012  6:16 PM

SQL Saturday 120 Storage and Virtualization Pre-Con



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Aaron Nelson, Audry Hammonds, Grant Fritchey, Jeremiah Peschka, Kendra Little, Randy Knight, SQL Saturday 120, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization

Interested in my SQL Bits pre-con, but you just can't make it out to London for SQL Bits?  Have I got a deal for you.  It has just been announced that I will be giving my Storage and Virtualization pre-con at SQL Saturday 120 on March 23rd, 2012. SQL Saturday is bringing you this pre-con for...


February 27, 2012  2:00 PM

Building a new CoLo – Part 1 of n



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Backup & recovery, EMC, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VMware

So if you follow me on twitter you might have seen this tweet a little while back.

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