Tag: backup checksum

The Scariest Lie We Believed About Backup Verifications

Have you ever done something for a long time believing it to be true but actually isn’t? You know, something like going over 10% of the speed limit when you’re driving and thinking that you’re not over speeding? I’m guilty of this myself. But what’s even worse is that there are a lot of information on the […]

Is a Successful Backup Really a Successful Backup?

There are two common types of backups performed on SQL Server databases. The first is the native backup type that is commonly taken using either the out-of-the-box database maintenance plans or a custom backup script. The second type is that which is taken by third-party backup tools – be it an enterprise-wide backup tool or a SQL […]