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Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010 10:17 PM


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Hi all

some of databases in our production server sql 2k is in simple recovery model

do i need to change it to full recovery?

we r using (Microsoft SQL Server 2000 - 8.00.194 (Intel X86) Aug 6 2000 00:57:48 Copyright (c) 1988-2000 Microsoft Corporation Personal Edition on Windows NT 5.2 (Build 3790: Service Pack 2, v.4354) )

What is the Default RecoveryModel for sql 2k & 2k5 user databases)

Thanks in advance

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Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010 10:24 PM



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I would recommend Full on production, but read up on the different types and decide which suites your environment and needs best:

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Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010 10:33 PM



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Not all databases need to be in Full recovery model.

If you currently need to, or may need to in the future, be able to recover your database to a point in time - then choose full recovery model.

If the data in the database never changes or there is no need to ever recover to a point in time, then go with simple recovery.

The default recovery model will be whatever you have your MODEL database recovery model set to currently.

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