OMG, it’s still going. In January 2013, I started DBAreactions.com on a whim. As the dog would say, I had no idea what I was doing. I thought it might be a small passing fad, fun to read for a while but then quickly dying off. However, this thing had legs: DBAreactions sessions from Google Analytics DBAreactions users (visitors) It’s mind-blowing to me that this little fun experiment has had over a million sessions. That’s a lot of laughter to generate: DBAreactions Metrics 2013-2015 GIFs are a global language, too – less than half of the readers are from the US: DBAreactions…Read
Database administrators are lonely. In most companies, there’s only one DBA, and nobody else really understands the job duties. We don’t have anybody else we can talk to about the crazy things we run across. I think this is the biggest reason there’s such a vibrant SQL Server community on Twitter – we’re looking for other people who understand us. This January, Jeremiah turned me on to DevOpsReactions.tumblr.com, and I was hooked. DevOps is a new hybrid job, a cross between developers and system administrators. Like DBAs, they’re an unusual profession with very different challenges than most of their coworkers. I knew…Read
Hi. I’m Brent.
I live in Iceland with my wife Erika. I'm on an epic life quest to have fun and make a difference.
I co-founded Brent Ozar Unlimited to help make your SQL Server go faster. I also maintain sp_Blitz® and the open source First Responder Kit repo.