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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: March 2014

Webinar tomorrow – Avoiding Common SQL Server Virtualization Pitfalls

Tomorrow at 11am PST I will be holding a free webinar, hosted by Tegile Systems, entitled ‘Avoiding Common SQL Server Virtualization Pitfalls‘. 

The following topics will be explored:  

  • What are the common issues that SQL Server DBAs encounter with virtualized SQL Servers
  • What talking points and…

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 24 March 2014

SQL Saturday Madison & PreCon

This coming weekend is the SQL Saturday #287 in Madison, Wisconsin. It’s my first time at this particular SQL Saturday, and I am really looking forward to it. I am a huge fan of SQL Saturdays, as is evident by my speaking schedule this year, and given… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 24 March 2014

Smart Moves with SQL Server VMs – VM Proximity

Today I am starting a new series of short posts designed to help SQL Server administrators with virtualized SQL Servers twist the mind a bit and think about virtualization in a different light. I call it “Smart Moves with SQL Server VMs“.

Virtualization technologies for non-VM-admins usually result… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 12 March 2014

VMware Certification Changes

The last twelve months in my certification world have been rather odd. First, Microsoft has terminated their Microsoft Certified SQL Server Master program, which caused a large uproar in the community. Enough has been said on this subject… 

Next, since the SQL Server platform is going through more frequent… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 9 March 2014

Omaha SQL Server Users Group Session

Photo from @sqlrus

Tonight I was lucky enough to be able to present to my home SQL Server Users Group in Omaha, Nebraska. I gave my presentation ‘Squeezing Top Performance from your Virtualized SQL Servers’ to a packed house. I thoroughly enjoyed the session, and hope you did too!

To… Read more

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

Nontechnical Post – Omaha Film Festival

My wife, Molly, is one of the smartest (non-technical) people I know. Although she has learned a lot about what I do through osmosis as well as from reading in her spare time, she’s talented in many other ways besides understanding what SQL Server actually is and the difference between… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 3 March 2014