Steve Rezhener

Verify your SQL Server database backups

Introduction A popular joke about DBAs and database backups goes like this. There are two types of DBAs: DBAs that do backups DBAs that will do backups The joke is only stating the obvious – lack of database backups might be the end of a DBA career and/or the supported business. Unfortunately, that joke fails […]

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2020-01-07

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SSISDB Catalog Defaults Best Practices

Introduction The SSISDB database (a.k.a. the SSISDB catalog) was introduced back in SQL Server 2012 to de-clutter the MSDB database and provide an in-house logging and reporting infrastructure. In a nutshell, SSISDB is an SSIS framework making SQL Server Integration Services more robust and enterprise-friendly by providing the following features: Database backup Database encryption Support […]

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2019-12-26

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