Brent Ozar

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

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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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Sep 24, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 7: Detecting Primary Replica Ownership

In my mind, there are two logical ways that you might want to have your code check to see if the Primary Replica of a given AG database is currently hosted on a particular server or not...More
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Sep 17, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 6: High-Level Options and Rationale for Handling Batch Jobs

There are a couple of options for how we could handle batch jobs when Availability Groups are thrown into the mix....More
Sep 12, 2014
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Managing a Healthy SQL Server Database: Three Principles We Overlook

In managing a database or sometimes numerous databases, we often get caught up in the day-to-day maintenance and lose sight of the other principles we know are critical to ensuring optimal performance. Here’s a quick refresher....More
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