Tag Archives: Backup-Restore

Why my Differential Backup was Failing?


In one of the online SQL forum, a forum user reported that, one of their server is scheduled for a weekly full database backup & daily differential database backup. However, during mid of this week, the daily differential job failed … Continue reading

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Rebuild MSDB Database


I had accidentally deleted the transaction log file of msdb database on a newly installed SQL Server 2008 R2 instance yesterday, while I was removing the old tempdb files. Although I normally copy the system database files prior removing the … Continue reading

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Restore Database WITH RESTART


Last night, I was migrating a production database  from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 environment. While the restoration script was running, failover happened due to a network failure. When the SQL instance started on the other node, all the … Continue reading

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