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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: July 2013

Benchmark Your SQL Server Instance with DVDStore

Have you ever wanted to know how fast one of your core SQL Servers are running, or ever wanted to compare the raw performance of one server to another? Now you can – and for free! 

Some folks at Dell developed a synthetic benchmark tool a while back that can… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 29 July 2013

SQL Saturday Sacramento was terrific

This year’s SQL Saturday #222 in Sacramento was a blast. This event was certainly the high point of my summer, and am very thankful to have been selected to speak here.

Yesterday I presented two sessions at the SQL Saturday event in Sacramento, CA. First up was the session called “It’s… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 28 July 2013

SQL Saturday Sacramento This Weekend

SQL Saturday #222 in Sacramento, CA, is coming fast! This Saturday, July 27, I will be presenting a little pre-show for my larger presentation this fall at the SQL PASS Summit conference. The session is entitled ‘Squeezing the Most Performance from VMware-Based SQL Servers’, and is in the… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 24 July 2013

Ready, Set, Go! Upcoming Speaking Events

Huge sandwich from recent trip to downtown Chicago

First, I want to acknowledge that I’ve been pretty quiet on here lately. Over the last few months, I have been traveling a lot for work, taking some time to unwind a bit, catching up on some family events and tasks around the… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 7 July 2013

Installing Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 on VMware ESXi 5.1

For a weekend project, I’m installing Hyper-V 2012 in my home lab. I was having troubles getting Hyper-V installed on some of my older hardware that I had set aside for it, so just decided to virtualize it on the existing VMware cluster.

I hit the phase where the newly… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 6 July 2013