Tag Archives: Backup/Recovery

How Paranoid Are You About Backups?

A friend sent me this article from Backblaze on backup strategies. He asked me what I thought, since I do write on DR and backup strategies. I’ve also blogged at times on my personal strategy, which is Backblaze and cloud … Continue reading

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Restoring an Expired Certificate–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. One common task that you might need to handle if you work with encryption is dealing with a certificate. … Continue reading

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Always Check on the Basics

I’ve been working with SQL Server for a long time, and one of the things I’ve learned is to not assume others view the platform and its administration needs in the same way that I do. I have usually started … Continue reading

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Production Scripts

One of the most useful parts of SQL Server is the SQL Agent scheduler. Over the years I’ve used this subsystem to automate work and ease the administrative burden of running a SQL Server instance. At times I’ve even used … Continue reading

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