Tonie Huizer

With 20+ years of experience Tonie likes to read, experiment, talk and write about software.
In his stories he explains Azure, SQL and other Microsoft technologies with (if possible) one central topic Whisky!
  • Interests: Other than IT related ;-) Whisky, vintage Mercedes Benz cars, Kooikerhondje Sammie

DIY Database Clones

This article explores the 'shadow copy' and 'disk virtualization' services built into the Windows operating system and explains a basic solution demonstrating how the technology is used to copy the data and log files for a live SQL Server database into an 'image', from which we can create multiple, lightweight copies, or clones, of the original database.

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2021-04-29

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