Sivakumar Mahalingam

Sivakumar Mahalingam is a DBA for one of the leading multichannel apparel retailers in the United States. In addition to managing SQL Server databases, he manages Oracle, Teradata, and DB2 databases.

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Checking Backup Status on Multiple SQL Server Systems 14
Use this method to generate a simple backup status report that you can use to ensure all your SQL Server systems are backed up when they’re suppose to be.
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