Backup best practices – a shortlist

backup best practices
If you’re here, then there’s a high chance you already know the importance of a good backup and what they mean to a serious business.
Taking care of database backups is an important and very sensitive job.
This is why we tried to make a shortlist of some backup best practices that you should be aware of when you’re either doing backups or you’re trying to restore them, in order to be covered for any of the common and slightly uncommon situations involving backups.

Read more

Restore SQL Server database remotely

Imagine how cool would it be: you are on vacation on a beach when you receive a panicked email from your client telling you he has lost all his data. You take your smartphone, log in to sqlbak.com, press “Restore” next to the last backup, and in a few minutes tell the client that his database was restored. This is as close to James Bond as a database administrator could ever get!

Read more