Everyone knows that the most important task that any DBA has to be able to do is to take safe and reliable database backups.
Large organizations or companies usually have a team of Database Administrators (DBAs) which execute these tasks and keep their data safe and easily accessible.
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Remote SQL Server backups explained or
How to backup remote SQL Server database using SQLBackupAndFTP
In this article, we will talk about the remote backups option which is provided as a Beta feature in SQLBackupAndFTP. Continue reading this article to find out more details. Continue reading Sql Server Remote Backup
If you encounter a situation in which you run a job to backup your database to Dropbox for example or to another storage service you get an error saying: “SBFDS5006″: Dropbox exception > Failed to upload file”; “Status: 0. Description: The operation was cancelled“
Although the application might try multiple times to run this job, but without success.
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What is WARNING: Database <db-name> is SUSPECT?
You have probably seen databases marked as SUSPECT in SSMS and you don’t know what it represents.
Read the below article to find out more details about this!
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When using SQLBackupAndFTP with Google Drive as your cloud storage for your backup files, you might encounter an error that reports “Invalid credentials”.
Read the below article in order to find out what to do in order to quickly solve this.
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Does uploading your backup to Amazon S3 with SQLBackupAndFTP take a long time?
This article will show you what to do to drastically reduce the time it takes.
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If you have been using SQLBackupAndFTP with the advanced options to schedule the automatic creation of your backups, there is a possibility that during the backup operation someone manually stops the process.
In the event that such a thing happens, there is a chance that trying to re-run the operation through a schedule you are going to encounter a problem with the schedule not being initiated.
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