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Compress backup taken from two different environments take different time to restore

I have two backup files one from Normal SQL Server and one from SQL Server from Azure VM. The restore of these backup files is totally different from each other. Though the database backups are ...
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SQL Server 2012 - Large backup file size

We have the following setup: Once a week (Sunday at midnight), a full database backup is performed. A new BAK file is created for this purpose, let's call it Backup1.bak. From then, a transactional ...
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Ola Hallengren Backup - stuck at 100% complete

Full Backup started on 4/21 12 AM. While backing up one of the database, it is stuck. sp_WhoIsActive shows following information wait_info: (1208ms)PREEMPTIVE_OS_WAITFORSINGLEOBJEC CPU - 188,528,...
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Improving Backup Performance using SQL native methodology

I am trying to gather some stats on comparison of run time vs performance between Litespeed backups and sql native backups. As we are no longer going to use Lite Speed [even though i personally loved ...
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SQL Server 2012 AvailabilityGroups - Preferred Backup Replica

I currently have a 2 node SQL Server 2012 HA Availability Group setup. Currently we have a number of SharePoint databases that exist in this availability group. I'm attempting to ensure our backups ...
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Backup fails unless compression is enabled

I'm trying to back up a DB to a network share. The backup fails every time with the same error: BackupIoRequest::ReportIoError: write failure on backup device '\\share_name\Backups\filename.bak'. ...
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Backup creating fork_point

I have a powershell script that is restoring from production into a test availability group database. It copies the full and t-log backups from production to test, takes the target db out of the ...
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DBCC Physical only giving Connection failure

I have a SQL server 2012 Ent DB. The hosting company is trying to setup new backup solution using Symantec Backup Exec. They have come back and said our database is corrupt because they get these ...
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Very large Transaction Log File - When is it normal?

I have a server that is running extremely low on disk space and I dug into to determine if something is not functioning properly or if it simply is a healthy database that just happens to be growing. ...
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RESTORE VERIFYONLY FROM DISK is failing

We are having WSFC(Windows Server Failover Cluster) configuration for one of database server and from last few days, backup of one of the database is failing. Sometime backup itself fails whereas on ...
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Error 23 on transaction log backup, full backup works fine

I have a database with the database files on the E: drive, and logs files on the D: drive. I'm getting the following error when trying to run a transaction log backup: Read on "D:\LOG\AOA_Log.ldf" ...
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Archiving SQL Server data on disk to be pottentially restored

Right now, we are backing up data per table into text/CSV files per month. This works fine for fairly small tables. For bigtables, the text files become so big that the restore process for a month ...
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How to accomplish such insert-or-update strategy?

Programming stored procedures isn't my strongest point when it comes to programming, but I'm trying to get better. I've stumbled upon a business requirement that's kind of hard for me and I was ...
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Log Shipping Server Restart Problem

I have Log Shipping setup from Primary Server A to Destination B. Server B is both Destination and Monitoring server. Yesterday, we restarted both servers around the same time for patching. On the Log ...
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LSN numbers query regarding Differential backups

We have the following backup regime in place which I am not 100% sure about. Full backup each night at 18:00 taking approx. 6 hours Transaction log backup upon completion of full generally about 10 ...
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Text file report is not generating of Availability Databases other Databases during auto backup through maintenance plans in MS SQL Server 2012

I have setup Automated backup in SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Database backup through 'Maintenance Plan'. I have also configure AlwaysOn High Availability to that server .There is 5 databases in the ...
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Restoring a backup of 1 database to another puts both databases into Restoring mode

We have a 2 databases- Staging Test At times, we refresh out Test environment with a copy of Staging. We do this by taking a full backup of the Staging database and restoring it over the Test ...