Brent Ozar

Brent Ozar is an MVP and a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server. He has over a decade of experience with performance tuning and high availability. He’s coauthor of Professional SQL Server 2008 Internals and Troubleshooting (Wrox, 2010). Twitter: @brento

Articles by Brent Ozar
Be Invincible with AlwaysOn Availability Groups 1
Here's how to become a SQL Server superhero and save the day if a database server goes bump in the night or if a worse disaster strikes.
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Apr 15, 2014

Save Thousands in Licensing Costs for SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
Apr 8, 2014

NoSQL: Eventual Consistency Yields Major Flaws

While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More
Apr 1, 2014

SQL Server 2014 Now Available—No Joke

Initial word on the street is that SQL Server 2014 has been very stable so far—which is probably why it went to release so quickly and bypassed what would typically have been another pre-release....More
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