Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

Preventing a Disaster: My Methodology Part 4

This is my last post in a series called Preventing a Disaster: My Methodology. In Part 1 I discussed the importance of running DBCC CHECKDB on your databases and provided tips on how to do this in VLDB and very … Continue reading

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Preventing a Disaster: My Methodology–Part 3

Welcome back to part 3 of my 4 part series on Preventing a Disaster. In Part 1, I discussed the importance of Database Integrity checks and possibly ways to run them against VLDB (very large databases).  The second article was … Continue reading

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Preventing a Disaster: My Methodology Step 2

In my previous post I introduced My Methodology in Disaster Recovery along with Step 1: Integrity Checks. Today, let’s talk about Step 2: Backups; but first we have to answer 2 questions.  How much data can are you willing to … Continue reading

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Preventing a Disaster: My Methodology

I was hoping a career in consulting would possibly spark blog ideas!  One thing I am passionate about with SQL Server is Disaster Recovery.  Having worked for a hospital during hurricane season as a DBA, I truly had some sleepless … Continue reading

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