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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: January 2013

Speaking at VMware Partner Exchange on February 24

I am pleased to announce that I am speaking at VMware’s Partner Exchange for their CI1464 – Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server with VMware Boot Camp. I am thrilled to be speaking with Jeff Szastak and David Gallant from VMware. If you are a VMware Partner, attend and receive… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 26 January 2013

SQL Server certification path

At the House of Brick Solutions Architect blog, I have a new post up on the path to full SQL Server certification 2012, as well as some tricks that could help you earn more certifications while saving money. Check it out!

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 23 January 2013

Guest blog post and whitepaper at VMware on Shadow IT

Yesterday I was featured as a guest on the VMware.com vFabric blog to introduce a whitepaper that I authored on using VMware vFabric Data Director to help curb Shadow IT in the enterprise. I have been a part of the Data Director project since before it could handle SQL Server… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 22 January 2013

Example of SQL Server table partitioning

Recently, one of my favorite customers asked me some very thought-provoking questions about using database partitioning to move transactional data around. Their current process undergoes a pretty large delete operation nightly, and they want to improve the speed and efficiency of the processes. So, being a tad rusty on partitioning, I whipped… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 14 January 2013

VCAP5-DCA study guide is now available

Paul Grevink has released a great study guide for the VMware VCAP5-DCA exam. It’s available here! I’ll be using it for the prep for my attempt at this certification in a few months!


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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 1 January 2013

My 2012 Year

What a wild year this has been. There have been ups and downs, but the ups have been incredible. To call it busy is an understatement. I traveled over 125 days this year for my role as Solutions Architect for House of Brick, worked on some really rewarding projects… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 1 January 2013