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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).

2014 Tribal Awards Are Open

Yesterday morning I opened my email and was very pleased to find that I have been nominated for the 2014 Tribal Awards from Simple-Talk and SQL Server Central, in the category of ‘Beyond the call of duty / Outstanding Contribution‘. WOW!  I’m honored! Now, I’m not going… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 17 December 2014

Why You Should Benchmark Your Storage

You should benchmark your storage immediately. If you are a database administrator, you should benchmark it yesterday. And today. And next week.

Well, that’s exaggerating things a bit… but storage performance should be at the core of your ongoing performance metric collection and test process. Storage performance matters that much… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 15 December 2014

Dec HA & DR Virtual Chapter presentation – Multi-Subnet SQL Server Clustering

This month’s PASS High Availability and Disaster Recovery virtual chapter presentation is by Edwin Sarmiento ( b | t | l ) entitled “A Lap Around Multi-Subnet Clustering for SQL Server DBAs“. The presentation is Tuesday, December 9th at 12pm Central time. Come learn more about this advanced… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 8 December 2014

Virtualization Virtual Chapter Webinar – Open Q&A

On December 10 at 11am CST I will be presenting the next PASS Virtualization Virtual Chapter monthly webinar, where you can ask me any of the burning questions about virtualized SQL Server that you’ve been just itching to ask! It’s an open questions and answers session. Please submit your questions… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 28 November 2014

Community is Everything

I don’t care what technology or technologies you enjoy using in your daily job. If there’s an enthusiastic community behind it, you need to become part of it. Your job and career will be better as a result.

I’ll start this personal post with a mixed tale from my childhood.… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 18 November 2014

PASS Summit 2014 Wrap Up

This past week of conferences was simply amazing. It was the best week of my career. Period. Now that I’m close to being recovered, I thought I’d put together a short recap of the week.

(I seem to say this after every PASS Summit. Every year has been better than… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 14 November 2014

Go-Karting Friday PM after PASS Summit 2014 Wraps Up

Hi everyone! If you’d like to join us in the second installation of a high-speed tradition after the SQL PASS Summit 2014 wraps up Friday afternoon, meet us in the Community Zone at 5:30p sharp. We will be leaving promptly at 5:45pm and taking some sort of transit to… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 7 November 2014

VM Right-Sizing PASS 2014 Session Wrap Up

Today I presented my SQL Server virtual machine “right-sizing” session at the SQL PASS 2014 Summit to a fantastic audience. I really appreciate each and every one of you for attending. This session was also broadcast on the Summit PASStv live video streaming session, and thanks to all of… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 6 November 2014

Live on PASStv

My session today at the SQL PASS Summit 2014 entitled “Right Sizing Your SQL Server Virtual Machine” is going to be broadcast live on the streaming session page called PASStv! It will start broadcasting right at 1:30 PM Pacific time today.  View it live here!

Right-Sizing Your…

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 5 November 2014

Headed to the PASS Summit 2014

I can hardly believe how fast this year has flown by. My favorite SQL Server conference of the year, the PASS Summit, is just next week! I can hardly wait! This conference is one of the largest SQL Server and BI conferences of the year, planned and coordinated by… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 29 October 2014

SQL Saturday Minnesota Precon 10/24 – Virtualization for SQL Server DBAs

Coming soon is the SQL Saturday #332 in Minneapolis, MN on October 25th, with my preconference training session on Friday, October 24. I am really looking forward to attending these events!

Virtualization for SQL Server DBAs Precon

There are just a few seats left for the precon! Register today! Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 13 October 2014

Virtualization for SQL Server DBAs 499 Wrap Up

Today I presented the final ramp up session entitled “Virtualization for SQL Server DBAs 499” for the SQL PASS Virtualization Virtual Chapter. It’s the last session in a four-part where the goal is to take the DBA from knowing nothing about infrastructure and virtualization technologies up to… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 8 October 2014

October Omaha SQL Server User Group Meeting

We hope you have enjoyed your summer and are ready to get back to learning all things SQL Server related! We are starting out our fall in Omaha with a great session.

Our October meeting takes us back to Farm Credit Services of America, where we will have Alex…

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 4 October 2014

VMware vCenter Web Client IP redirect solution

If you are working on a VMware vCenter Server v5.5 in an environment that has multiple segregated VLANs designed to isolate certain types of traffic, and find that the web client for your admin-facing interfaces keeps redirecting to an internal isolated IP address – and therefore fails – here’s the… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 30 September 2014

SQL Server on VMware Workshop at VMware

This past week I was fortunate enough to attend a three-day special session at VMware Corporation’s corporate campus in Palo Alto, CA, specifically designed to help educate and inform SQL Server MVPs with some of the most detailed training on the convergence of the VMware ecosystem and SQL Server. This… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 17 September 2014

VMworld 2014 Wrap Up for Data Professionals

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to attend VMware’s VMworld 2014 conference in San Francisco, CA. The show was simply amazing. I spent the show mostly meeting with the different technology vendors and other consulting groups, and feel that the relationships created at this event will last a… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 10 September 2014

Upcoming Events

My summer event hiatus is coming to a close, and we’re now back into the conference and event season! I’ve spent the summer making some wild plans for new posts and research articles (and more) that I’ll be releasing on here this fall. Stay tuned for some exciting announcements!

I… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 2 September 2014

Celebrating One Year of Heraflux Technologies

Our company, Heraflux Technologies, celebrated its first birthday today on September 1st. A very sincere thank you goes to all our clients, partners, family, #sqlfamily, and friends for your support! We look forward to another exciting year in business! Stay tuned to this blog and the Heraflux announcements,… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 2 September 2014

VMworld 2014 Is Next Week

Can you believe that this year’s VMworld conference is just around the corner? It’s next week – August 24 – 28 – at the Moscone Center in San Francisco!

If you have never been to VMworld before, it’s an amazing event. VMware has a great guide for first-timers on… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 20 August 2014

SQL Server for VM Admins vBrownBag Webinar

Next Wednesday, August 20th, at 7:30pm Central I will be presenting a webinar for the Professional VMware #vBrownBag entitled “SQL Server Virtualization for VM Admins“. The #vBrownBag webinar series covers a number of VMware-related topics, and I am very pleased to be able to present my session… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 13 August 2014

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