Database Recovery

In-depth Understanding of the Process and Phases in SQL Server Recovery

In this article we take a close look at several processes and phases that are typically encountered while performing a SQL Server recovery. Sometimes, you may require to recover or restore data from a failure, and this has to be done in a sequential and logically correct form. Through the SQL Server recovery, you can recover an entire database, a data file, or just one date page. However, no matter in what way you restore it, you cannot recover it unless you roll it forward enough so that...

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3 Salient Aspects Related to Compressing SQL Server Backups

In this article we give a close look at salient aspects related to compressing SQL Server backups in detail. Compression in SQL Servers is a great way to make space for new data and it majorly increases the usage of CPU. However, it might consume some extra strength from the additional CPU, and thus, has the potential to negatively affect the ongoing, coinciding operations. For this reason, you need to create what we term as 'compressed backups'. A compressed backup is naturally, much...

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4 Tips to Secure SQL Server Implementations in the Cloud

With more and more SQL Server implementations happening in the cloud, it is imperative to take measures to secure them. Those who are running the Enterprise edition of SQL Server on onsite servers, do not have too much to worry about, with features like Transparent Data Encryption and Extensible Key Management at their disposal. The problem is for those, who have their SQL installations over cloud. Securing SQL over cloud continues to be a problem troubling a lot of users. SQL Server is a...

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