All posts by Radu Gheorghiu

About Radu Gheorghiu

Passionate SQL Developer on the journey of trying to become an expert in all things Data (storage, manipulation, gathering etc.) Information is power, and information can only be obtained from data. Thus, in order to harness the power of information, you must be a master of Data.

How to store FULL SQL Server backup on Amazon S3 and Differential backup on FTP

store FULL SQL Server backup on AmazonIn order to organize the types of backups you make from your databases, you have multiple options when using SqlBak.
 If you want, for example to store FULL SQL Server backup on Amazon and differential backups to your FTP folder, SqlBak allows you to do this.
In the below article we will show you how to do this, fairly easily, through the Task Schedule screen.
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How to verify SQL Server backup files after a backup

verify SQL Server backup
It’s important to verify SQL Server backup files after the backup process is complete.
Although the process can finish succesfully this does not guarantee that the integrity of the data in the backup file is valid.
This will definitely cause some annoyance when later trying to restore the backup file.
In order to avoid this unwanted scenario, you should use verification options …
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How to perform SQL Server maintenance

SQL Server maintenance
SQL Server maintenance is just as important as creating backups of your databases.
Unfortunately there are many companies out there that install a SQL Server database or more without setting up first their maintenance plans. 
Everything is perfect as usually at the beginning there is no problem, that is, until a problem appears.
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SQL Server DB restore from Differential or Transaction log backup to another computer

Restore from Differential or transaction log backup
Restoring a SQL Server database from a Differential or Transaction log backup can’t be simpler when using SqlBak.
All that you have to do is press a few buttons and the restore operation will be complete. Read the article to find out how..
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How to get SQL Server backup email notification

sql server backup email notification
Ever wondered if your backup tasks have finished successfully or not?
Would you like to get from SQL Server backup email notification to let you know if your task has successfully finished or not?
Read this article to find out how to do this, really easy!
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How to remove old SQL Server backups

remove old sql server backupHow to remove old SQL Server backups – quick tutorial:
Managing storage space occupied by your backups is a task which should not require a DBA’s time.
With SqlBak you can easily remove old SQL Server backups, periodically.
In this article we will show you how to do this, step by step, so you will never have to worry about old backup files filling up your storage space.
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