When backing up your SQL Server database, you have the option of taking transaction log backups. These are quick, small backups containing a sequence of all your database’s changes. Transaction log backups are mightily useful for point-in-time recovery.
Automated Database Backup-and-Restore for SQL Server
As a DBA, you have almost certainly taken a backup from one server for the purposes of restoration on another server. It’s a somewhat tedious and manual process, but most of us are sort of resigned to it and accept it simply as a necessary evil of the DBA role. I mean, it’s not like you can automate the entire process, right? Well, hold that thought …
How to quickly restore a database
If you’re looking for an easy way to quickly restore a database backup then you have found the right place.
Take a look at the article below to find out how you can achieve this.
SQL Server DB restore from Differential or Transaction log backup to another computer
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.
How to Copy a Database to Another Server
How to restart interrupted restore operations
Situations in which a restore operation is interrupted are not very uncommon. This is why, in this post, we will show you what you have to do in order to restart the interrupted operation using T-SQL queries.
How to make a point in time restore – T-SQL
The point-in-time restore is a feature of SQL Server databases that allows you to recover an exact state of your database that is specific to an exact point in time.This option is available ever since the logging for this action has been activated (transaction log). This article is a continuation of a previous article where we demonstrated how to do such a restore using SSMS.
How to make a point in time restore – SSMS
The point-in-time restore is a feature of SQL Server databases that allows you to recover an exact state of your database that is specific to an exact point in time. This option is available ever since the logging for this action has been activated (transaction log).
Media errors during backup or restore
Media errors during backup or restore operations are quite stressful because usually, these tasks should run smoothly. But just in case you happen to have one such error, then it would be ready if you would be prepared or have a bit of knowledge about these errors before you see them.