Evgeniy Gribkov posts

Restore SQL Server Database Backup Using T-SQL Script and SSMS

The third article in the series about SQL Server backup and restore will take us through the database restore process and demonstrate the two main principles of database restore available in Microsoft.

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Implementing a Scheduled Automatic SQL Server Backup Process

Now that we have reviewed the backup basics in the first article of our series dedicated to SQL Server backup, let’s proceed to the implementation and automation of the SQL Server backup process.

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SQL Server Backup Types and Key Concepts

The importance of database backup and restore can be neither underestimated nor ignored. And since your data is subject to modification, the primary task is to ensure its safety and mitigate the risks of data loss.

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How to Set Up Extended Events in SQL Server

Extended Events is a helpful and convenient solution designed to monitor your system performance. First introduced in SQL Server 2008, it has become the global default solution. SQL Server Extended Events apply to the DBMS state monitoring and help DB developers or DBAs to collect information, view it, and analyze it.

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How to Check SQL Server Query History

The data stored in the history of queries are among the most valuable for any DBA. Tracking back the SQL Server query history is a must in many cases. For instance, there might be a need to investigate a particular work case, check the backup history, or recover a specific query if your SQL Server suffers a crash.

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How to Synchronize a Table in SQL Server

Database synchronization is an everyday necessity. You need it regularly when you have several similar databases that serve the same “user.”

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Continuous Delivery of Database Changes to SQL Server When Working Remotely

In the process of software product development that involves a database, one of the key points is the possibility of continuous delivery of changes from the development environment to the production environment.

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SQL Unit Testing Stored Procedure with dbForge Unit Test for SQL Server

Unit testing is an essential component of the database DevOps process. Its primary goal is to test the constituent parts of the database objects in order to identify any malfunctions or flaws early in the project. This approach allows database developers to ensure the changes they have made are verified, and the project will work properly. In our article, we will mainly focus on unit testing a stored procedure in a SQL Server database and exemplify how simple it is to conduct unit tests with the dbForge Unit Test tool.

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Database Reverse Engineering

In our fast-changing world, observations of certain events, operations, and processes determine the development of business and implementation of any solutions or ideas. Such observations are captured in the form of data usually stored and processed in a database.

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How to Export and Import SQL Server Database Data to a SQL Script

We quite often face the task of migrating database directory data. And the database for a recruitment service, which we created in the previous series of articles, is no exception. In this article, we are going to demonstrate how you can export data to a .sql file and then import it to the target database. Is it worth mentioning that you can either migrate the whole database or certain objects depending on your purpose.

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