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Compressed Backups

By Steve Jones 2014/06/13 | Category: backup / recovery
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The 5 Worst Days in a DBAs Life: Day 2

Steve and the rest of the DBA Team are back for round two. In this episode they have to restore all of a business' data using nothing but a set of off-site backups, kanban, and witty repartee.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/05/26 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: backup / recovery
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Using Encrypted Backups in SQL Server 2014

This article details encrypted backups and how they are implemented in SQL Server 2014.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/05/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: encryption
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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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The Girl with the Backup Tattoo

The DBA Team are back, ready to save another DBA. In this episode, a rogue DBA sabotages the backups, can Robyn Page, Steve Jones, Grant Fritchey, and Phil Factor find the solution? Save the backups...save the business.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/04/02 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: backup / recovery
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Script to Get the Backup History

Script to get the database backup history on SQL Server 2000/2005/2008  Read more...
By sathish NS 2014/03/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backup / recovery
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Disaster Recovery and the Big Data Application

Ask database administrators how they implement disaster recovery in their big data environments and you'll get two typical responses: DR plans are not necessary and backups take up a lot of space. Despite this reasoning, a disaster recovery plan for your big data implementation may be essential for your company's future.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/02/04 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Accidently Kicking a Database into the Restoring State

I learn new things all the time. This was one that actually stunned me. Huge props to Gail Shaw for...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Database Backup and Recovery in the Age of Big Data

Big data is the latest craze. Hardware and software vendors have overwhelmed IT departments with high-speed analytical software, proprietary high-performance hardware, and columnar-based data stores promising quick access and lightning-fast answers to ad hoc analytical queries. Forgotten in this blast of technology are the database administrators' most important responsibilities: backup and recovery.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/10/01 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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10 Myths about Backups in SQL Server

Let's dispel a few myths about backups in SQL Server.  Read more...
By Shashank Srivastava 2013/08/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backup / recovery
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SQLServerCentral Webinar #24: Prepare for When Disaster Strikes

Steve Jones presents some disaster stories with ideas on how you might prevent, or mitigate the effects, of those problem situations.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/07/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: webinar
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Roll Logs – Backup Recovery

Rolling log files for a day, especially with 15 or even 5 minute log backups is a pain at best....  Read more...
By SteveHood79 2013/05/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Attach Database with Missing NDF File

I wonder if you’ve had the situation that I had before where you have to attach a database with one...  Read more...
By john_wong_ca 2013/05/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Get Database Backup Details on SQL Server

DB Backup status Details   Read more...
By sathish NS 2013/04/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backup / recovery
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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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A Month of PowerShell – Day 21 (Backups)

Welcome to Day 21 of my “A Month of PowerShell” series. This series will use the series landing page on...  Read more...
By Wayne Sheffield 2013/02/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Backing Up SQL Server Databases Participating In Availability Groups

So I am using this new technology called Availability Groups that was introduced in SQL Server 2012. I have heard I can offload my backups to a secondary replica, but I am not sure how that works or how to configure those backups. Are there any limitations? Check out this tip to learn more.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/02/25 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: alwayson
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Is your LOG backed up?

You have been doing a fantastic job of late.  You have all of your databases being backed up on a...  Read more...
By Jason Brimhall 2013/02/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Beating Backup Corruption

The most critical task for all DBAs is to have a Backup and Recovery strategy that ensures, every day, that in the event of a disaster they can restore and recover any database, within acceptable limits for data loss and downtime. Even with all the required backups in place, it's easy to miss subtle failings in the overall plan that can, and eventually will, defeat your recovery plans.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/01/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backup / recovery
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Developing a SQL Server Backup Strategy

Developing a backup procedure that makes sure you can do restores should be one of your top priorities as a DBA. In this article Greg Larsen discusses some of the concepts to consider when developing, building and testing a backup strategy.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/01/14 | Source: Database Journal | Category: backup / recovery
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