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My name is Muthukkumaran Kaliyamoorthy and I am living in India (Chennai). I’m currently working as a SQL server DBA in one of the top MNC. I’m passionate about SQL Server, and I’m specialized in Administration and Performance tuning.

Archives: March 2012

Find the latest databse backup SQL server

Use the simplest script to find the latest database backup and the location.

 

SELECT b.server_name ,b.database_name,b.user_name, f.physical_device_name,
b.backup_finish_date,b.backup_size /1024/1024 AS size_MB,b.type,b.recovery_model,
b.has_bulk_logged_data,b.is_copy_only,f.mirror
FROM MSDB.DBO.BACKUPMEDIAFAMILY F
JOIN MSDB.DBO.BACKUPSET B
ON (f.media_set_id=b.media_set_id)
WHERE database_name='test'
--AND B.type='L'
ORDER BY b.backup_finish_date DESC

 

You can add more conditions on where clause http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms186299.aspx. Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Blog Forum on 5 March 2012