How to Group Several Notifications into One Email

Using SqlBak you can set email confirmation to get email notifications of successful or failed backup jobs. This is a very important part of your database backup strategy which will keep you informed in case if one of your backups failed.

On the other hand, sometimes notifications can be very annoying especially if you get several consequent errors within a short period of time. That’s why SqlBak has an option to merge several emails into a single one. Continue reading to see how it actually works.

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When Does One Need to “DBCC SHRINKFILE”

Untitled drawing (4)Internet is teeming with information that using DBCC SHRINKFILE operation on a regular basis is a bad practice, and we agree in general. It can lead to low performance and high fragmentation. We recommend avoiding shrinking the data and log files unless you have a good reason to do it (see below). If you have such a reason  – you can find some useful tips below.

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How to Manage Backups with Your Team

Now with the help of SqlBak, you can manage backup jobs and maintenance jobs with your team members separately or even with an entire team. That has become possible due to a brand new “Users” feature available on the “My Account” page. This option can be useful when you need to add one or more users with Read-Only or Manager privileges to your account.

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