In our environment we have inhouse and SQL Azure databases. We will be refreshing the DEV environments weekly once from the production SQL Azure databases. As you know backups are taken care by Azure itself, so we can simply add the storage in our inhouse server and extract it as data tier application.
I was working on one the project and they were looking for a backup report which should specify whether it’s physical or logical and few more details. Whatever data I fetched looks good and I felt the same can be helpful for you guys to pull it as a report. If you need any more… Continue reading Backup Report
I faced an issue during restoration of very large db in our development database server. Issue is restoration takes very long time even though we had latest hardware and recent version of SQL Server (it’s SQL 2008 Ent. Ed). So to troubleshoot it I have used the trace flag 3004 which print all internal things… Continue reading Troubleshoot backup restore issues with trace flag 3004
In this article I will try and cover the concepts in understanding the amount of memory or buffers required for completing a database backup. I would be using a couple of trace flags to get that detail and further discuss two of the parameters MAXTRANSFERSIZE and BUFFERCOUNT in the BACKUP DATABASE TSQL syntax which will… Continue reading How Much Memory is Needed Taken for My Database Backup
Does the title sounds crazy? You might think that this topic is very simple? Yes you are right however some folks still raise this question in forums. Im seeing this question for for a long time in forums and thought of sharing the solution here, so that the folks can give a search to get… Continue reading Backup SQL Database to Remote location