For this month’s T-SQL Tuesday, Mal asked us to blog about our 2018 learning goals. Her homework assignment included these 3 questions: What do I plan to learn? I like being at the cutting edge, learning things today that people are going to pay a lot for 5-10 years from now. I like to skate to where the puck is going. If a technology is already popular, then it’s too late for me to start learning it. In the early to mid 2000s, that meant learning virtualization, which paid off really well as that grew wildly in popularity. Then around…Read
For this month’s T-SQL Tuesday, James Anderson’s chosen theme is shipping database changes. Hoo, boy, have I got some scars to talk about. I’ve been a developer who had to deploy changes, a DBA who had to deploy other peoples’ changes, an open source maintainer, and even been a software vendor who had to hand other people scripts to deploy in their own environment. Here’s some of the things I assumed over the years – only to learn the hard way that they weren’t always true: The deployment script you were given is the most recent one. The deployment script will…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.