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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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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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Recommended reading from mrdenny for September 12, 2014 13 Sep 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. Links and resources for understanding windowing functions Making a Difference – #SQLFamily New Middleware Promises Dramatically Higher Speeds, Lower Power Draw For SSDs Ask Slashdot: ...

Dangers of Mixing Native Backups and VSS Backups 10 Sep 2014
In today’s modern world of virtualization there are a lot of different ways to backup databases. You’ve got native backups, VSS backups taken by snapshotting the VMs, third party backup tools which take snapshots, etc. When you have multiple backup techniques all being used at once you ...

Recommended reading from mrdenny for September 05, 2014 05 Sep 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. Dude, who owns that #temp table? Edgenet Exec Q&A TechEd 2014 Day 4 How In-Memory Database Objects Affect Database Design: The Conceptual Model Avoiding a split brain in database ...

Stop Following Every Best Practice Document That You Find 03 Sep 2014
There are a lot of best practice documents out there. Some are new, some are older. Some of worth while, others are crap. Some of the older ones were good at the time, but now are meaningless. Recently I was told that this best practices document is the gold standard that people should use.  Lets...

How to Keep Your Home Made Porn Safe? 01 Sep 2014
Contrary to popular believe there is a lot you can do to protect yourself from having your intimate pictures and videos stolen.  The first thing is STOP PUTTING THEM ON THE INTERNET.  When you save those files to that fancy Mac computer it uploads them to iCloud to back them up (Windows users, ...