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 2012 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.

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.
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.
In this session we'll explain what the SQL Execution plan is, how the SQL Server generates it, and how to read the output.
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 fun session we'll review a bunch of problem implementations that have been seen in the real world. Most importantly we will look at why these implementations went horribly wrong so that we can learn from them and never repeat these mistakes.
In this session we will review the new enhancement to SQL Server security available in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL DB.
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