Have you been asking yourself what kind of storage is the most appropriate for keeping your database backup? While there is no 100% perfect answer, in this blog post we are going to share with you some statistics that may help you in this matter. More…
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Sometimes it is necessary to move SQLBackupAndFTP license to a new computer or server, but how to do it? Here is the short tutorial which will help you to move your SQLBackupAndFTP license to a new computer or server just in a few minutes. More…
Making scheduled SQL Server database backups you can receive the following error message:
DETAILED LOG: 10/10/2016 11:32:40 Creating backup of Adventureworks to C:\\Program Files\\Microsoft SQL Server\\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\\MSSQL\\Backup (full) 10/10/2016 11:32:40 ERROR: A nonrecoverable I/O error occurred on file "C:\\Program Files\\Microsoft SQL Server\\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\\MSSQL\\Backup\\Adventureworks201610101132.bak:" 112(failed to retrieve text for this error. Reason: 15105). BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally.
Making scheduled SQL Server database backups with the help of SQLBackupAndFTP you can face with some issues. Here we are going to discuss one of them. Let’s assume you created a scheduled database backup job and made all necessary settings, even clicked “Run Now” button to check the backup job and everything works perfectly. But when a time comes to make a backup according to the schedule you receive the following error message: More…
In that blog post let’s talk about one of the crucial questions in the life of every DBA it is SQL Server database backup and restores process, which you can cover using backup and restore utility SQLBackupAndFTP. You can install this tool on your machine or personal computer and it will do all work for you. So here is a short tutorial how you can protect your SQL Server database using backup and restore utility. More…
Working with SQL Server you face a lot of different error messages. Some of them can be solved in a minute, another required more time. In this blog post, we are going to talk about error message like “BACKUP LOG cannot be performed because there is no current database backup.” Here is a full error message:
Msg 4214, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 BACKUP LOG cannot be performed because there is no current database backup. Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 BACKUP LOG is terminating abnormally.
All users who’re working with SQL Server sooner or later face with the following error message:
Msg 4305, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 The log in this backup set begins at LSN 42000000037600001, which is too recent to apply to the database. An earlier log backup that includes LSN 42000000034400001 can be restored. Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 RESTORE LOG is terminating abnormally.
The best way to protect your database is to make schedule backups. You can do it with the help of SQLBackupAndFTP, SSMS or T-SQL Commands. But when you try to restore your database you can receive some errors. In this article, we will show how to solve the next error: “The database was backed up on a server running version”. You can get this error message during the restoration process. Here is the text of the error message 3169:
Msg 3169, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 The database was backed up on a server running version 13.00.0801. That version is incompatible with this server, which is running version 12.00.4213. Either restore the database on a server that supports the backup, or use a backup that is compatible with this server. Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally.