There is good news for SQL Server DBAs and also for other users who are interested in backing up their data to a safe and reliable cloud storage.
Microsoft has announced a couple of days ago serveral new ways of backing up and recovering SQL Server databases to their online cloud based storage platform and infrastucture system, Windows Azure. Continue reading Backup SQL Server databases to Windows Azure
Typically, truncation occurs automatically under the simple recovery model when database is backed up and under the full recovery model when the transaction log is backed up. However, truncation can be delayed by a number of factors. For more information, see Factors That Can Delay Log Truncation. Continue reading SQL Server log file is too big – resolved!