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Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek

David Klee is all around geek who loves data - including the platform it resides on, virtualizing it, improving performance, availability, and disaster recoverability, and data presentation and visualization. He frequently advises organizations on the techniques of migrating their business-critical physical SQL Servers to the VMware infrastructure in his day job as Solutions Architect. David speaks at many national SQL Saturday events and SQL Server User Group meetings, as well as writes technical columns on SQL Server and virtualization topics on various blogs. He is on Twitter (https://twitter.com/kleegeek), LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidaklee), and blogs frequently (http://www.davidklee.net).

Multiple disk controllers in VMs can mean improved performance

I recently had a great question on some of the differences in virtual machine disk presentation from one of our amazing clients, and I thought I’d share the answer here because it’s a common question that I receive.

Some hypervisors (including some hyper-converged compute platform vendors who shall remain nameless)… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 1 February 2018

Guest Post at Pure Storage – VVols and SQL Server are a Game Changer

I’m thrilled to have contributed a blog post on how SQL Servers, VVols, and Pure Storage’s unique implementation of VVols combines to make SQL Server DBA jobs better over at Pure’s blog. Pure’s implementation of VVols is simplifying our world and improving our ability to support our businesses. Read more… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 25 January 2018

SQL Server on Linux Series: Expanding LVM Drives

Next in our SQL Server on Linux series is one important question. On Windows, if you’re about to run out of space, you get your VM admin / storage admin to expand one or more of your drives, and you go to Disk Management and expand the drive with no… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 15 January 2018

Interview with Mohammad Darab

Recently I was interviewed by Mohammad Darab, and his questions were very insightful! I had a lot of fun answering his questions, and you can read the full interview at his site here.

He’s got an amazing list of interviews on his site as well! Check them out! Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 4 January 2018

Welcoming the Year 2018

I want to wish you a very happy new year! Twenty-seventeen has been an incredible and exciting year for our company, our customers, and ourselves. I had an absolute blast traveling and speaking at a number of different events in 2017, including SQL Nexus, Pure Accelerate, VMworld ( Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 2 January 2018

PASS Linux for the SQL Server DBA Webinar – Dec 13

Join me for a session on Linux administration for the SQL Server DBA as part of the PASS SQL Server on Linux webinar series marathon on December 13th!

Times are certainly changing with Microsoft’s recent announcement to adopt the Linux operating system with the SQL Server 2017 release, and… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 26 November 2017

MSSQLTips Webinar with SIOS – Thursday 1p Eastern

Come join SIOS and me for an exciting webinar discussing the inherent challenges with infrastructure problems, database performance, and bridging the silos within the IT organization. We’ll be discussing some new and exciting upcoming developments from my company in joint collaboration with SIOS.

  • Learn why legacy tools fall short in…

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 14 November 2017

MSSQLTips Webinar with SIOS – Thursday 1p Eastern

Come join SIOS and me for an exciting webinar discussing the inherent challenges with infrastructure problems, database performance, and bridging the silos within the IT organization. We’ll be discussing some new and exciting upcoming developments from my company in joint collaboration with SIOS.

  • Learn why legacy tools fall short in…

Read more

0 comments, 156 reads

Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 14 November 2017

PASS Summit 2017 Precon – Virtual SQL Servers: Right to Ludicrous Speed

PASS has continues to ramp up the plans for the PASS Summit in Seattle this October, and my precon session, “Virtual SQL Servers – Right to Ludicrous Speed” has a few open slots for this Tuesday session. This topic is near and dear to my heart, and… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 15 September 2017

PASS Summit 2017 Precon – Virtual SQL Servers: Right to Ludicrous Speed

PASS has continues to ramp up the plans for the PASS Summit in Seattle this October, and my precon session, “Virtual SQL Servers – Right to Ludicrous Speed” has a few open slots for this Tuesday session. This topic is near and dear to my heart, and… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 15 September 2017

SQL Saturday Minnesota Preconference Training Session

This is just a quick reminder to encourage you to attend my next round of all-day precon training session at the upcoming SQL Saturday in Minnesota on Friday, October 6 called ‘The Complete Primer to SQL Server Infrastructure and Cloud‘.

The focus of the course is to help… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 7 September 2017

SQL Saturday Minnesota Preconference Training Session

This is just a quick reminder to encourage you to attend my next round of all-day precon training session at the upcoming SQL Saturday in Minnesota on Friday, October 6 called ‘The Complete Primer to SQL Server Infrastructure and Cloud‘.

The focus of the course is to help… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 7 September 2017

Q&A Session with SQL Server on VMware Experts at VMworld EMEA

Greetings everyone! We had so many people stay after our SQL Server on VMware sessions at VMworld USA to ask great questions, I thought I’d extend an offer to everyone at the European show coming up in a week! Let’s talk SQL Server! We are going to crash the… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 7 September 2017

Q&A Session with SQL Server on VMware Experts at VMworld EMEA

Greetings everyone! We had so many people stay after our SQL Server on VMware sessions at VMworld USA to ask great questions, I thought I’d extend an offer to everyone at the European show coming up in a week! Let’s talk SQL Server! We are going to crash the… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 7 September 2017

SQL Server on VMware VMworld USA Videos Now On YouTube

I just realized that our two SQL Server on VMware sessions that I co-presented on Tuesday at VMworld USA, both of which made the top 10 sessions of the day list at the conference, are now on YouTube! They are free to watch for everyone!

For those of you… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 6 September 2017

SQL Server on VMware VMworld USA Videos Now On YouTube

I just realized that our two SQL Server on VMware sessions that I co-presented on Tuesday at VMworld USA, both of which made the top 10 sessions of the day list at the conference, are now on YouTube! They are free to watch for everyone!

For those of you… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 6 September 2017

VMworld 2017 USA Best Of

I’m prepping for VMworld EMEA in Barcelona next week and will do a wrap up post for both events afterwards, but wanted to share something with the world. I’m proud to announce that the two SQL Server on VMware sessions that I co-presented on Tuesday at VMworld USA made the… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 5 September 2017

VMworld 2017 USA Best Of

I’m prepping for VMworld EMEA in Barcelona next week and will do a wrap up post for both events afterwards, but wanted to share something with the world. I’m proud to announce that the two SQL Server on VMware sessions that I co-presented on Tuesday at VMworld USA made the… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 5 September 2017

VMworld EMEA SQL Server Sessions

This trip to Barcelona for the next VMworld EMEA conference next week will be my second trip to this conference in two years. I’m ecstatic to get there and start talking SQL Server content with folks! I’m presenting on SQL Server performance, scalability, and monitoring in three sessions at this… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 5 September 2017

VMworld EMEA SQL Server Sessions

This trip to Barcelona for the next VMworld EMEA conference next week will be my second trip to this conference in two years. I’m ecstatic to get there and start talking SQL Server content with folks! I’m presenting on SQL Server performance, scalability, and monitoring in three sessions at this… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 5 September 2017

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