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Denny Cherry

Denny Cherry is the owner and principal consultant for Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting and has over a decade of experience working with platforms such as Microsoft SQL Server, Hyper-V, vSphere and Enterprise Storage solutions. Denny’s areas of technical expertise include system architecture, performance tuning, security, replication and troubleshooting. Denny currently holds several of the Microsoft Certifications related to SQL Server for versions 2000 through 2008 including the Microsoft Certified Master as well as being a Microsoft MVP for several years.  Denny has written several books and dozens of technical articles on SQL Server management and how SQL Server integrates with various other technologies.


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Denny Cherry has submitted 7 sessions for SQLBits XIV, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 through 2014 include a fantastic feature that few people understand or use. That feature is the Microsoft SQL Server Service Broker. The SQL Service Broker is one of the least used features within the database engine,
We’ll be looking into the pros and cons of moving SQL Servers into a virtual server environment. Specifically we’ll be looking into when it’s a good idea and when it’s probably not a good idea. Like all problems in the database world there are no h
In this session we'll dig into the internal structures of indexes. We will explore the differences between clustered and non-clustered indexes, what's laid out within each page of the indexes.
So you are a developer or a systems admin and you've just been handed a SQL Server database and you've got no idea what to do with it.
In this session we'll explain what the SQL Execution plan is, how the SQL Server generates it, and how to read the output.
SQL Server 2014 is continuing to expand on the in memory database features that were first introduced in SQL Server 2012.
In this session we will be looking at the best and worse practices for indexing tables within your SQL Server 2000-2014 databases.

Previous Sessions

In this session we will look at the features which are provided with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 as part of the "Always On" features including site to site configurations to allow of a large scale high availability solution.
We’ll be looking into the pros and cons of moving SQL Servers into a virtual server environment. Specifically we’ll be looking into when it’s a good idea and when it’s probably not a good idea.
In this session we'll look over some of the things which you should be looking at within your virtual environment to ensure that you are getting the performance out of it that you should be.
In this session we will look at the features which are provided with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 as part of the "AlwaysOn" features including site to site configurations to allow of a large scale high availability solution.
So you are a developer or a systems admin and you've just been handed a SQL Server database and you've got no idea what to do with it. I've got some of the answers here in this session for you.
In this session we will look at the features which are provided with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and 2014 as part of the "AlwaysOn" features including site to site configurations to allow of a large scale high availability solution.

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Your Attendees Don’t All Want 400 Level Sessions 25 Nov 2014
I’ve heard some talk from SQL Saturday organizers that they only want advanced sessions at their SQL Saturday, for some reason or another. This probably isn’t what your attendees want. Sure, some of them do. But a lot of people who attend these sorts of sessions want more introduction ...

1000 Blog Posts Down, Who Knows How Many More To Go 25 Nov 2014
Well, today is a bit of a milestone for me. As of today, I’ve published 1000 blog posts on IT Knowledge Exchange which is hosted by TechTarget. I’ve blogged about a lot of stuff over the years, including PASS, EMC World, SQL Server, Storage, Exchange, etc. Here’s some highlights ...

Recommended reading from mrdenny for November 21, 2014 21 Nov 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. Primer on Power BI (Business Intelligence) Writing Fair and Useful Editorial Reviews Is Hard Work Stop making SQL Server do your dirty work PASS Election Results for 2014 PASS Summit ...

Moving a Multi-TB Database From One Disk To Another 19 Nov 2014
Recently a client brought me a challenge. They wanted to more a database from one LUN to another. So far this is pretty straight forward. The trick here is that this is a multi-TB instance with several databases which are about 1TB in size, and the instance has a two hour per night maintenance ...

Recommended Reading for November 14, 2014 by mrdenny 14 Nov 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. Trace flags – TF 7806 Writing Fair and Useful Editorial Reviews Is Hard Work PASS Election Results for 2014 Script to generate index rebuild with PAGE compression A Partitioned Table ...