Tag Archives: disaster recovery

Your Recovery Time

Disaster Recovery is both an exciting challenge for many DBAs and also a dreaded event that many hope they never experience. When a true disaster befalls your system, there is a tremendous amount of stress as we work to get … Continue reading

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Cloud Backup

I think that backup and restore are the most critical things for any database professional to master. Whether you’re a professional DBA, a developer setting up a system, or a seasoned DBA, I would argue having your data safe is … Continue reading

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Pause and Backtrack

One of the main functions for anyone that manages a database is ensuring that they can recover the system in the event of any issues. My view is that restores are the most important skill and task that need to … Continue reading

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Reading Through the Logs

Have you ever tried to read a transaction log? I mean used a query against fn_dblog() to read data and try to reconstruct what happened with a transaction or a series of transactions? It’s a cumbersome process and takes a … Continue reading

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