Tag Archives: Backup/Recovery

Backup Architecture

I saw a question posted recently on what data is included in a full SQL Server database backup. I hadn’t seen that question in some time, but the post was a good reminder that this is not an intuitive concept, … Continue reading

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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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