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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).

Speaking at Suburban Chicago SQL Server Users Group Tomorrow

I will be presenting a technical session entitled ‘Virtual SQL Servers. Actual Performance‘ tomorrow evening for the Suburban Chicago SQL Server Users Group. Doors open at 5:30pm and the session starts at 6:00pm!

Abstract: Virtualizing your business-critical SQL Servers should not imply that they will run slower… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 19 September 2016

SQL Saturday Minneapolis Precon – Complete Primer to SQL Server Virtualization – Coming Soon!

This is just a quick reminder to encourage you to attend my next round of all-day precon training session at the upcoming SQL Saturday in Minnesota on Friday, September 30 called ‘The Complete Primer to SQL Server Infrastructure Tuning‘.

The focus of the course is to help those… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 14 September 2016

SQL Server 2016 In-Memory OLTP and After Trigger Support

SQL Server 2016 supports AFTER triggers! I could find no good example of how to do this with a project I’m working on, so I figured out how to make this work. The following before and after screenshots are from a SQL Server 2016 instance and the DVDStore3 package. I… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 12 September 2016

Load Testing Results Might Not Be What You Think

Bottlenecks in your testing tools, infrastructure, or methodology might just hurt your load test results, and the results can skew your metrics.

For example…

A few weeks ago we were running an iperf load test to see what improvements (if any) could be made to the configuration of a Windows… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 12 September 2016

Speaking at IT/Dev Connections 2016

I’m happy to announce that I’m speaking at this year’s IT/Dev Connections conference held at the ARIA Resort in Las Vegas from October 10th – 13th.

The first session is to be held on Wednesday, October 12th, at 11:00am, and is titled “Business Continuity for Virtual… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 8 September 2016

Speaking at IT/Dev Connections in October

I’m proud to be speaking at this year’s IT/Dev Connections conference in Las Vegas during the week of October 10th! This conference is all about mastering various tools and products from Microsoft, and I’m delivering two sessions in the data platform track.

Business Continuity for Virtual SQL Servers

Wednesday,… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 6 September 2016

24 Hours of PASS Summit 2016 Preview Edition this Wednesday

I’m very excited to be presenting in the opening slot for this year’s 24 Hours of PASS – Summit Preview Edition – this Wednesday morning (September 7th) at 8am Eastern. I call it “The Complete Primer to SQL Server Virtualization“. The session is a one-hour preview to… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 6 September 2016

10 on Tech Podcast – To The Cloud and Back Again

On episode of one of our favorite podcasts – 10 on Tech  from ActualTech Media – recently focused on a discussion with James Green and myself on some of the challenges with moving large scale operations to the cloud. Check out this podcast here!

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 24 August 2016

SQL Saturday Minnesota Precon – The Complete Primer to Infrastructure Tuning

I’m pleased to announce that I’m launching my next round of all-day precon training session at the upcoming SQL Saturday in Minnesota on Friday, September 30 called ‘The Complete Primer to SQL Server Infrastructure Tuning‘.

The focus of the course is to help those new to the enterprise… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 8 August 2016

Database Sessions at VMworld 2016

This year’s involvement in VMware‘s VMworld conference is up on the content catalog! I am extremely proud to announce my participation in the inaugural SQL Server workshop at this year’s VMworld US on August 27th. If your SQL Servers are running in a VMware environment, this course is… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 29 July 2016

SQL Saturday Louisville Precon – The Complete Primer to the Infrastructure Underneath SQL Server

I’m pleased to announce that I’m launching my next round of all-day precon training session at the upcoming SQL Saturday in Louisville on Friday, August 5 called ‘The Complete Primer to SQL Server Infrastructure‘.

The focus of the course is to help those new to the enterprise server… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 18 July 2016

Converged virtual architectures and SQL Server licensing

Hyper-converged compute architectures, meaning clusters of physical servers with self-contained storage configured for a traditional SAN-less solution, are growing in popularity. These architectures provide a solid and simple way to deliver scale-out virtualized infrastructures with a minimum of management overhead. However, one concern of mine with SQL Server and these… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 8 July 2016

I’m a Data Platform MVP for the third year in a row

I’m extremely honored to be named Microsoft Data Platform MVP for the third year in a row! I thank the technical community that allows me to speak on topics that I am truly passionate about. A community award like this is never an expectation or an entitlement, and is never… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 1 July 2016

Speaking at PASS Summit 2016

I’m very honored to be speaking at the PASS Global Summit again this year in Seattle during the week of October 24th. I cannot convey just how much this means to me, as speaking at any event is a gift and a thrill, especially a conference like the PASS… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 29 June 2016

Presenting for Edmonton SQL Server Users Group June 16th

It’s a wonderfully busy speaking month! I’m going to be remotely speaking for the Edmonton SQL Server User Group at 5:00pm on June 16th! I plan to start the session with my constantly evolving session – Virtual SQL Servers. Actual Performance. – and moving into more of a round-table… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 9 June 2016

Speaking at Downtown Chicago SQL Server User Group June 9th

I’m going to be speaking for the downtown Chicago SQL Servers User Group at 5:30pm on June 9th! I plan to start the session with my constantly evolving session – Virtual SQL Servers. Actual Performance. – and moving into more of a round-table format, where all of your questions… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 2 June 2016

Upcoming Webinars and Events

This coming week is packed full of fun events! On Wednesday, June 1st at 2pm Eastern, I’m participating in a webinar with ActualTech Media called ‘Modern Storage Strategies for SQL Server‘ where we will talk about key concepts from the recent e-book that we released together.

Session… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 29 May 2016

SQL Server on VMware Workshop at VMworld

I am extremely proud to announce my participation in the inaugural SQL Server workshop at this year’s VMworld US in Last Vegas on August 27th. If your SQL Servers are running in a VMware environment, this course is critical to your success!

The first business critical applications and databases… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 23 May 2016

Free eBook – Modern Storage Strategies for SQL Server

I’m pleased to announce the general availability of a new free ebook collaboration with James Green from ActualTech Media called “Modern Storage Strategies for SQL Server“.  Storage is so vitally important to SQL Server performance, but the intricacies of one side’s administrators are rarely known by the other.… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 12 May 2016

Virtual SQL Servers, Actual Performance – PASS Virtualization VC Presentation

Tomorrow I’ll be presenting a new session for the PASS Virtualization Virtual Chapter called “Virtual SQL Servers, Actual Performancetomorrow at 1PM Eastern time. Register for this free webinar today!

Presentation abstract: Virtualizing your business-critical SQL Servers should not imply that they will run slower than if they… Read more

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Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 10 May 2016

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