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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).

Archives: November 2012

Speaking at SQLPASS Performance Virtual Chapter Winter 2012 Performance Palooza

I am pleased to announce that I am speaking Thursday, December 6, at the SQLPASS Performance Virtual Chapter Winter 2012 Performance Palooza!

I have the 6pm session slot, and am speaking on one of my favorite topics, Virtualizing Business-Critical SQL Servers. I will be focusing on architecting the infrastructure for… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 30 November 2012

SQLIO Analyzer Latency Divide by Zero Issue Corrected

A special thanks goes to Daniel Angerer (t) for suggesting an improvement that corrected the divide by zero error that one of the calculations was showing on the SQLIO Analyzer Latency worksheet in the Excel file. The updated analyzer is located here.

Thanks Daniel!  I really appreciate the… Read more

2 comments, 1,211 reads

Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 26 November 2012

Getting Nexus 7 Connected To Windows 7

Have trouble getting your new Nexus 7 connected to Windows so you can move some media files over?

Install the drivers first from Asus.

Then, you need to disable USB Debugging in the Nexus by enabling the Developers menu. Where is it? It’s hidden by default. You have to… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 24 November 2012

Speaking at SQL Saturday #173 in Washington DC

I will be speaking at SQL Saturday #173 in Washington DC at the Microsoft MTC in Chevy Chase, MD, to speak on one of my favorite topics - Virtualizing Your Business-Critical SQL Servers at 10:15am in Room 2. Here is the abstract:

Everyone knows that SQL Server can be virtualized,… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 16 November 2012

Advanced VMware certification study material reference

Gregg Robertson (b | t) has posted a fantastic page that contains a tremendous amount of information for those of you interested instudying for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional Datacenter Administration and Design certifications (VCAP5-DCA and VCAP5-DCD). It’s located here:


Thanks Gregg for the hard work in… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 15 November 2012

SQL PASS Summit 2012 Came and Went – and Changed My Life

I cannot believe how surreal this past SQL PASS Summit was for me. This was the second Summit I have attended, was the best conference of my life, and I’m quite amazed at the difference a year can make in my professional life. Last year, I was a relative unknown… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 14 November 2012

Speaking with Kevin Kline at SQL PASS Summit 2012

WOW! I’m absolutely honored to announce that I am speaking with the Kevin Kline tomorrow at the SQL PASS Summit 2012. Kevin and I are speaking on Managing SQL Server in a Virtual World at 9:45a on Friday. I am blessed by this opportunity, and am very excited at the… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 9 November 2012

SQLIO Analyzer now has test timestamps

Yesterday I finally got around to adding a much needed improvement to my SQLIO Analyzer tool. You now get a timestamp at the start of each test. If you have background noise on your SAN and want to correlate those events with blips in your tests, now you can! Read more

2 comments, 1,480 reads

Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 1 November 2012