James Rowland-Jones doing the SQLSaturday Vienna keynote At SQLSaturday Vienna last month, James Rowland-Jones (SQLbits organizer, former MVP, consulting company founder, and now Microsoft principal program manager, which is a pretty big deal) said in his keynote speech (paraphrased): “If you’re working with data, breadth is the new depth.” And years ago, Buck Woody (legendary Microsoftie currently doing machine learning and data science) told me: “In a mature market, be a specialist. In an immature market, be a generalist.” Both James and Buck are absolutely right. We’ve all got stories of parents and grandparents who worked in a factory, spent their…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.