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Backups just got better with SQL Server 2016

Every release of SQL Server brings many new capabilities–and opportunities for something new to learn. SQL Server 2016 is nothing new in this regards. Along with many other new features in SQL Server 2016, Microsoft has invested enhancements to backup. After exploring these enhancements further, I believe these features are very much of a cloud […]

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Tips for Backing Up MySQL Data

One essential task of any database administrator is to make sure the data is protected from loss. This is accomplished by regular backup and test restorations of your database. When disaster strikes (and it will, make no mistake about that), you will be better equipped to deal with it if you perform these backup and restore […]

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Learn About Backup Retention Strategies in Oracle 12c

Backups are very important, but they have a shelf life, too. You cannot just keep taking backups and retain all of them forever. You need to decide how long you would like to retain your backups before you can safely remove them in order to make space for more backups. Storage on a disk or […]

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About Oracle Database 12c RMAN

Recovery Manager (RMAN) is the tool for backup and recovery of Oracle databases. RMAN is client software that connects to a target database and performs backups or recovery on it. RMAN always stores data about itself and its operations in the database control files as well as a special schema in another database. The best […]

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Backup Encryption in SQL Server 2014

While backups are the backbone for any database administrator, there hasn’t been much improvement in this space for a long time. Now, a new feature in SQL Server 2014 called Encrypted Backups, lets you choose to encrypt the backup file during a backup operation. You must use either a certificate or an asymmetric key to perform encryption during […]

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