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Backup before you restore

You should always be recoverable. If you haven’t heard that before, take note of it. It’s important.

A while back I wrote about Operational Recovery… 309 more words

Microsoft SQL Server


Tuesday is my usual day for posting what I call “Tuesday Tidbits”; tech headlines (or other tech articles) I find interesting.

But this week there are none. 158 more words


Monitoring Backup and Restore Times

Backups and restores are arguably the most important aspect of a DBA’s job. There are few times when a manager will be breathing down your neck more impatiently than during a restore process. 1,065 more words

SQL Server

Easy!Hints - Take Regular Backups

Number #1 rule for all information systems is to always backup your data. A lot of users experiment with Easy!Appointments source code trying to add new custom functionality, add new fields in the database and tweak the main workflow. 85 more words


Are Your Computer Files Protected?

Working for CPA firms for nearly a decade combined with handling and being trusted with sensitive data, has enabled me to understand the importance of not only keeping  data  confidential, but protecting it as well.  315 more words

Incremental backups available with Xtrabackup and Percona Server - Percona Live 2015

In the session “Incremental backups available with Xtrabackup and Percona Server” Vladislav Lesin and George Lorch from Percona went over differential backups.  There are three ways to get the delta; full scan, use redo logs, or a combination of the two.   134 more words


SharePoint Farm Backup Checks Revisited with XML File Node Traversing

I have this running on sql server and throwing errors if it does not run as well as error checking. I have it running separately from the backup job to make sure it really works. 579 more words