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The Importance of Validating Backups

You may think that if your database has backed up without errors, that it's going to restore without errors. Think again, says Paul Randal.  Read more...
By Paul Randal 2013/12/27 (first published: 2012/09/24) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backups
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Backup to the Cloud: The Silver Lining

Offsite backups are vital to data integrity, allowing for preservation and backup of data in catastrophic circumstances. Cloud backups have been around for a while, but are now really coming into their own. Tony Davis looks at how to get set up with cloud backups for restores and disaster recovery.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/09/16 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: backups
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Windows Server 2012 Deduplication – Should you use it with SQL Server Backups?

Windows Server 2012 introduces native deduplication functionality. While this is a promising new Windows feature for other file types and characteristics, there are some potential pitfalls that you need to be aware of when it comes to deduplication specifically for SQL Server backup files.   Read more...
By Joe Sack 2013/02/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backups
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Handling Backups for Rapid Resilience

The backup and restore system in SQL Server hasn't changed a great deal over the years despite a huge growth in the typical size of databases. When disaster strikes, and an important service is taken offline while a restore is performed, there is often time to reflect on whether it might be possible to design databases for a more rapid recovery of the most critical parts of a database application.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/12/12 (first published: 2012/11/26) | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: backups
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What’s in YOUR Recovery Plan?

Author Craig Outcalt gives advice on preparing for the worst with a look at what you should consider putting in your disaster recovery plan and why.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2012/12/10 (first published: 2011/09/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backup / recovery
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Handling Backups for Rapid Resilience

The backup and restore system in SQL Server hasn't changed a great deal over the years despite a huge growth in the typical size of databases. When disaster strikes, and an important service is taken offline while a restore is performed, there is often time to reflect on whether it might be possible to design databases for a more rapid recovery of the most critical parts of a database application.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/12/12 (first published: 2012/11/26) | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: backups
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 1,830 reads

The Importance of Validating Backups

You may think that if your database has backed up without errors, that it's going to restore without errors. Think again, says Paul Randal.  Read more...
By Paul Randal 2013/12/27 (first published: 2012/09/24) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backups
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 10,809 reads

How to Get Information About Your Backups

When you need to restore but aren't 100% sure about the contents of your backup files, what do you do? Head to the headers. Grant Fritchey explains how to find the useful bits in these huge stores of information and make sure you restore the right files.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/04/03 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: backups
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Quick and Dirty DR Solution Using Robocopy

This article covers how to use robocopy with SQL Server Agent to copy database backup files to another server.  Read more...
By Scott Duncan 2011/11/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: disaster recovery (dr)
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What’s in YOUR Recovery Plan?

Author Craig Outcalt gives advice on preparing for the worst with a look at what you should consider putting in your disaster recovery plan and why.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2012/12/10 (first published: 2011/09/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backup / recovery
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,100 reads
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