Pro SQL Server Disaster Recovery by James Luetkehoelter

By James Luetkehoelter

Many may argue that the only most vital activity of a SQL Server database administrator is with a purpose to get well your database within the occasion of loss or harm. seasoned SQL Server catastrophe restoration is helping you meet that objective by way of displaying you ways to contemplate and plan for power difficulties. You'll discover ways to expect and decrease the possibility of a catastrophe, and to mitigate the consequences of a catastrophe whilst one does take place. maybe most significantly, you'll tips on how to organize so you might go back a approach to its basic country fast, making sure approach availability and the ongoing luck and operation of your business.

Many SQL Server gains and applied sciences are, or will be positioned to solid use in catastrophe restoration making plans. during this publication, you'll find out about strong instruments and features—such as Database Snapshots and Mirroring—for info backup and catastrophe restoration which are found in SQL Server 2005, and which are superior in SQL Server 2008. additionally lined are universal matters to count on whilst utilizing those beneficial properties. This booklet explores your ideas via reading the technical information of catastrophe restoration positive factors after which using that wisdom to sensible scenarios.

There's a human facet to catastrophe restoration making plans to boot. Like few different actions, catastrophe restoration making plans calls for that you simply paintings heavily with a wide selection of individuals from all throughout your company. humans talents are as severe to catastrophe restoration making plans as technical abilities, and maybe extra so. This booklet doesn't go away you in the dead of night, yet presents sound suggestion on how one can continue catastrophe restoration making plans initiatives heading in the right direction, how you can stay away from harmful scope creep, and the way to paintings successfully with the diversity of character forms that you'll encounter.

Disaster restoration making plans is de facto approximately sleep. if you get the decision at 3:00 am that your database is misplaced, don't get up with that icy feeling on your veins. as a substitute, get up with self assurance that you've got a plan in position, a plan that you've practiced, that administration has acquired into, a plan so you might execute even whereas half–asleep to get your database, your organization, and your task again on course.

Show description

Read or Download Pro SQL Server Disaster Recovery PDF

Similar sql books

Apache, MySQL, and PHP Weekend Crash Course

Wake up to hurry on Apache, MySQL, and personal home page – in a weekend!
The special occasion is Monday. The day you get to teach off what you recognize approximately Apache internet server, MySQL database, and personal home page scripting. the matter is, you're probably not in control. perhaps it's been it slow because you put in all 3 of those applied sciences. possibly you've by no means used Apache, MySQL, and personal home page jointly. or even you simply like a problem. In any occasion, we've received an answer for you – Apache, MySQL, and Hypertext Preprocessor Weekend Crash direction. Open the ebook Friday night and on Sunday afternoon, after finishing 30 quickly, targeted classes, you'll have the capacity to dive correct in and start construction dynamic, data-driven websites on both Windows® or Linux® with all 3 built-in applied sciences.
The Curriculum
night: four classes, 2 Hours <UL> * fitting Apache
* fitting personal home page
* fitting MySQL
* Apache Basics
Morning: 6 periods, three Hours <UL> * Configuring Apache
* Apache defense matters
* the fundamentals of MySQL
* MySQL protection
* operating with info
* Queries
Afternoon: 6 periods, three Hours <UL> * Troubleshooting MySQL instructions and Queries
* complicated MySQL options
* Hypertext Preprocessor fundamentals
* software circulation
* Hypertext Preprocessor Functions
Saturday, cont.
night: four periods, 2 Hours <UL> * operating with records
* HTML Constructs
* operating with varieties
* Multiple-User concerns in PHP
Morning: 6 periods, three Hours <UL> * reliable Coding Practices
* Debugging and Troubleshooting Hypertext Preprocessor
* MySQL via Hypertext Preprocessor
* Debugging and Troubleshooting MySQL in Hypertext Preprocessor
* Odds and Ends
* undertaking: Calendar I
Afternoon: four periods, 2 Hours <UL> * venture: Calendar II
* venture: content material Publishing I
* undertaking: content material Publishing II
* undertaking: construction an RSS Feed

Pro Spatial with SQL Server 2012

Microsoft SQL Server implements vast aid for location-based information. professional Spatial with SQL Server 2012 introduces SQL Server’s spatial function set, and covers every little thing you'll want to know to shop, manage, and study information regarding the actual position of items in area.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development

Benefit from the genuine strength at the back of the BI parts of SQL Server 2014, Excel 2013, and SharePoint 2013 with this hands-on booklet. This booklet provide you with a aggressive virtue through supporting you to quick methods to layout and construct BI approach with Microsoft BI tools.

This publication starts off with designing an information warehouse with dimensional modeling, after which appears to be like at growing facts types in response to SSAS multidimensional and Tabular applied sciences. it is going to illustrate find out how to use SSIS for ETL, and MDS and DQS for facts governance and information caliber. The e-book is full of real-world examples that would provide you with an excellent knowing of the BI and DW parts of SQL Server 2014, Excel 2013, and SharePoint 2013.

SQL Clearly Explained (3rd Edition)

SQL defined, 3rd version, presents an in-depth creation to utilizing SQL (Structured question Language). Readers will study not just SQL syntax, but in addition how SQL works. figuring out the how in addition to the what's going to reduction in growing SQL statements that execute as fast as possible.

The booklet is geared up into 5 elements. half I provides the theoretical fabric underlying relational databases and SQL. half II covers interactive SQL retrieval. half III discusses the construction and administration of database constitution. It additionally covers non-data parts within the database atmosphere, similar to handling users/user money owed and transaction regulate. half IV introduces numerous ideas for SQL programming: Embedded SQL (using a high-level host language), dynamic SQL, and triggers/stored methods. half V discusses the non-relational extensions which have been additional to the SQL general: XML and object-relational services. It covers object-oriented techniques, together with the variations among natural object-oriented databases and object-relational databases. It additionally seems to be at SQL's object-relational features.
• Demonstrates how one can formulate SQL queries and the way queries are processed to maximise functionality of the database administration system
• Explains use of SQL to go into, alter or delete facts to take care of database structural elements
• Covers in nice aspect new SQL program for XML to satisfy the transforming into XML utilization in improvement of on-line content material

Additional info for Pro SQL Server Disaster Recovery

Sample text

The convention is now used for backward compatibility. Three versions later, isn’t it time for a more appropriate name for that stored procedure? 25 26 CHAPTER 2 ■ MAKING DATABASE BACKUPS Dropping a Backup Device Dropping a backup device is even simpler than creating one: Sp_dropdevice @logicalname='AWBackup' This command only removes the backup device definition—it doesn’t automatically delete the files contained therein. Use this command to remove all the files in addition to the device definition: Sp_dropdevice @logicalname='AWBackup', @devfile='DELFILE' The literal 'DELFILE' is required for completely dropping the device and all the files associated with it—not the most intuitive command.

Without a complete transaction history from a full or differential backup, point-in-time recovery cannot occur. SQL Server 2005 Books Online (BOL) has excellent recommendations for pre and post actions when switching between recovery modes. I’ll revisit changing recovery modes in Chapter 5 when I show you how to begin building a cohesive backup/restore strategy. CHAPTER 2 ■ MAKING DATABASE BACKUPS T-SQL Backup Most people consider using T-SQL commands to be the ideal way to initiate and manage database backups.

That unease helps keep you on your toes. However, it’s also the key to why a restore process can unravel. The restoration process is inherently filled with emotion and pressure from management, creating a need for teamwork and constant communication with business users. In this book, I’ll talk about all of these aspects, but first you need to understand the technical process, devoid of any external factors or pressures. In Chapter 5, I’ll discuss overall planning, and Chapter 13 will focus on the types of business and interpersonal pressures that can make this job so difficult.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 13 votes