Posts by Brent Ozar

Data Driven Podcast

Podcast: Data Driven Inteview w/Me

I had the pleasure yesterday of spending an hour chatting with Andy Leonard and Frank La Vigne for the Data Driven podcast. Some of the questions they asked me include: How did you find your way into data? What’s your favorite part of your current gig? Complete this sentence: when I’m not working, I enjoy…
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sp_WhoIsActive Is Now Open Source.

Adam Machanic, Japanese Snack Connoisseur If you’re still using sp_who, sp_who2, and Activity Monitor, listen up: there’s a great free replacement, and it’s now open source, too! sp_WhoIsActive is a much more powerful way to analyze what’s happening right now on your server. Here’s what you need to know: sp_WhoIsActive’s home on Github – releases…
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Welcome to the DBA Training Plan.

Foreword: 8 years ago, I launched an email series with a 6-Month DBA Training Plan. I sent one email per week, bringing people up to speed on the most important topics that nobody taught ’em along the way. It’s hard to believe it’s been 8 years! This month, I’m revisiting the emails, updating their content,…
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