Are you afraid to blog because you’re worried no one will read it? It doesn’t matter. Write a blog because months or years from now, someone is going to Google your name. You want them to find things – things you’re proud of writing, things that convey your knowledge and personality. It doesn’t matter whether your blog posts have comments or subscribers. You’re going to instantly impress managers because you’ve taken the time to document what you know and share it with the community. Do it now. The future job-seeking you will thank me. Go to WordPress.com and start with the Premium…Read
From about 2012 to 2014, this was my about-me slide at the start of a presentation: About Me, 2014 I’d show that and say, “I’m Brent Ozar, a Microsoft Certified Master and MVP. That just means I’ve made a lot of expensive mistakes, and now I try to help other people avoid those mistakes. I cofounded a consulting company with a couple of my best friends, and it happens to have my name on it.” Then I’d go on to the next slide. In early 2015, we switched to widescreen presentation templates, and for a quick temporary fix, I switched to six…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.