I’ve always wanted to go to Israel, and I never quite knew why. Earlier this year, I made it. I flew over to Vienna first for SQLSaturday Vienna and had an absolutely wonderful time. I’d heard Austria was charmingly beautiful, and it surpassed expectations. The museums are great, quality of life is clearly quite high, and the people are lovely. Oh, and Klaus Aschenbrenner‘s flight simulator is amazingly realistic. Then, I flew to Israel. (No, not in the flight simulator.) Tel Aviv, Israel Visiting Israel on a Saturday I arrived on Saturday, aka Shabbat, and this is where I have to start by explaining a few things…Read
One of the things I looked forward to the most about my Jerusalem visit was seeing the Immovable Ladder in person. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is home to many things that are sacred to many different religions. This isn’t a church like you or I usually think of churches – even just calling it a church is the understatement of the millennia. It’s built around the site of the crucifixion, Jesus’s tomb, and four of the Stations of the Cross. Look slowly at the outside of the building. Notice the different stones and styles. It’s been pieced together slowly over the last…Read
Hi. I’m Brent.
I live in California 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.