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A New Recovery Tool for Your Toolbelt

Learning a new skill is always helpful, especially for backup and restore. Steve Jones talks about an idea from the SQLCAT team.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Triple Check Your Restores

After the crash of an US Air Force database was reported, Steve Jones has some advice.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Losing All Traces of Data

Could someone remove data from all systems and backups?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/04/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Why Can't We Go Backwards?

How many times have you wanted to restore a database to an earlier version? Today Steve Jones asks why can't we do this and includes a way for you to vote on this.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/09/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cloud Storage Security: Are You Doing Your Part?

If the level cloud storage encryption are so high, then why is the cloud security industry experiencing such distrust?  Read more...
By Natalie Lehrer 2014/06/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Backup Responsibility

Backups are important in most companies and today Steve Jones asks who has the responsibility in yours.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How Often Do I Backup my Log?

Do you know how often to back up your SQL Server transaction log? Steve Jones has a few thoughts today and notes that you definitely need to know how to restore the log backups.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Mongo Jumbo Backups

Backing up MongoDB is akin to backing up SQL Server databases with a Windows tool such as Microsoft DPM. It removes almost all control over the database backup, and more critically, the database restore operation.   Read more...
By Tony Davis 2014/02/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: database weekly
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Risky Backups

Steve Jones talks about the potential risk issues of multiple backups in one file.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Need for Tape

Are tape systems obsolete? A recent incident has Steve Jones thinking perhaps not.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Backup Process

Today Steve Jones talks about backups. Setting up a process is good, but you cannot count on it working forever. You need to check periodically to be sure it's working, and that your skills are not deteriorating.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/03/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Test Your Restores

Part of an effective response to a disaster situation is practice and testing of your skills and procedures. Steve Jones reminds us this is important today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Data Worms

Worms have been around a long time in computer systems. However changes in the global policies of governments and the possible retaliation for cyber warfare should have DBAs concerned.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/09/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Replace existing Database? JFDI!

Tony Davis argues that the WITH REPLACE option of the RESTORE DATABASE command is a case where the naming of the option masks its true "JFDI" natureā€¦  Read more...
By Tony Davis 2012/04/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Institute for Backup Trauma

Today we have an editorial reprinted from April 27, 2005. Steve Jones is on vacation, so we are reprinting this look at backup strategies and media.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/12/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Fooling SQL Server

Today Steve Jones looks at the new release of restore technology from Red Gate software that allows you to "fool" SQL Server.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/08/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Backup Isn't Enough

When is backup not enough? Steve Jones talks about a few things that can cause you issues and a backup can't help you recover from.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/07/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Lost Data

Steve Jones talks about the loss of data, and how it can impact your life. And why you want to be sure that your restores are ready in the event of a disaster.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/07/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Archive Backups

The need to archive data is becoming more and more important as data sizes grow. However when you choose to archive data, you might need to reconsider how your DR plan is structured.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/06/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Rolling Back a Restore

Should rolling back a restore be an option for SQL Server? Steve Jones talks about the possibilities in today's editorial and where it might come in handy.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/03/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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