Most DBAs use the BACKUP and RESTORE commands’ standard options. However, some of the commands’ infrequently used options can help minimize data loss and downtime when disaster strikes, improve backup performance, and more....More
Previously, David Paul Giroux presented a solution for automating transaction log backups. Here are two more tools—a solution for automating differential backups and a script for restoring transaction logs—to add to your toolbox....More
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When compared to AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances or clustered deployments of SQL Server, one of the main problems with AlwaysOn AGs is that a single database is made to straddle multiple hosts....More