Brent Ozar

Brent Ozar is Quest Software's SQL Server domain expert and a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. Brent has a decade of broad IT experience that includes systems administration, project management and database administration. In his current role, Brent specializes in database performance tuning, SANs and data warehousing. Previously, Brent spent six years at UniFocus, a hospitality metrics company. Brent conducts training sessions, has written several technical articles, and blogs at www.brentozar.com. He is a regular speaker at PASS events, editor-in-chief of SQLServerPedia.com, and co-author of the book, "Professional SQL Server 2008 Internals and Troubleshooting." He can be reached at [email protected]

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