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Marlon started working with SQL Server 2000 writing ad-Hoc queries as part of his tasks doing IT Support in a small document and information management company. In that same position, he also supported few software development projects as tester and troubleshooter (database connectivity issues between client & server, dataset queries, etc). In April 2007, he joined a Boeing Company subsidiary focusing on engineering data analysis. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional - MCTS: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Implementation and Maintenance. As an active member of the SQL Community in Southern California, he co-organizes SQL Saturday events in the Los Angeles/Orange County area.
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Archives: May 2012
It’s one thing to be able to backup a database, it’s another thing to be able to restore it into an operational database in case of failure. We can run a simple
TSQL to check the validity of a backup file. We can do something like this:
RESTORE VERIFYONLY FROM…
The story of why I came up with this blog is no secret to the few readers I have here. In fact, I have written about it in my inaugural post. Although I wrapped it in rather obscure way, you probably get what I meant by the words I’ve… Read more