The basic concepts behind taking a backup are well understood, but people are frequently surprised by the many ways backups can go wrong. First, we’ll explore the most common problems around SQL Server backup and recovery, so that you can spot any issues in your own environment. Then, we’ll talk about how to prevent these issues in the first place. The foundation of disaster recovery is having a verified backup in place, so the knowledge you’ll gain from this session could help to save your business.

We will look at issues with:

  • file backups
  • disk space
  • backup chain issues
  • full transaction logs
  • off-site storage
  • more


SQL in the City – Common Backup Problems SitC_sj.pptx


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