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Denny Cherry

CEO and Founder, Denny Cherry & Associates

CEO and founder Denny Cherry is the principal consultant for Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting, an Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for the past three years, as well as a Gold Platform Microsoft Partner Company. Denny has over a decade of experience working with databases and cloud platforms on behalf of small, enterprise and Fortune 500 corporations. Denny has an impressive set of credentials. An MSFT Managed Partner, he’s been a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award winner since 2008 and has held the highest-level certification available for each version of SQL Server since 2000.

Posts Featuring Denny Cherry

The Disappearing DBA: Career Advice From a Data Janitor — SolarWinds TechPod 049

The DBA role is complex. Pitfalls exist everywhere you turn, and it can be difficult to survive and thrive. On this episode of TechPod, we’ll help accidental DBAs become a DBA survivors with career…

Why Investing in Software Security Is Worth It

Building IT software isn’t always the most secure process. The reason for this is simple economics. Companies can’t always afford to build in the security features software needs to be…

Converting Business Requirements for Availability May Require Some Reality Checks

Management loves uptime, but they rarely want to pay for it. It seems like that line pretty much explains a third of the meetings IT professionals have to sit through.…

Having and Testing Backups is Key to Running Systems

The title of this post says it all. In IT, we’ve said for years you need to take and test backups regularly to ensure your systems are being backed up…

What Makes a Good Project Manager? Why a Big Project Without a Great PM Is Bound to Fail

The bigger the project, the more risk there is. Any decent-sized project needs a professional project manager to run it and help mitigate that risk. When it comes to big…

Having the Correct People on a Project Is Key to Success

All too often, companies put the wrong people on projects, and all too often, the wrong people are involved with the project. We see projects where the people making key…

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