Question of the Day Ten

Let us continue our question of the day series with day ten.

Where are the recovery models for SQL Server?

There are three different recovery models for SQL Server:  simple, full, and bulk-logged.  The simple recovery model allows you to recover back to your last database or differential backup.  If that is nightly, then all of the changes since then will be lost.  The full recovery model allows for no work to be lost unless there is damage to the log file.  Finally, bulk-logged recovery model allows for the most high performance and smaller log file storage.



About SQLGator

Florida Gator and Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Star Wars fanatic and is there anything else...oh yeah PS4! I am a geek and SQL Server DBA who dabbles with VMWare, there are other technologies greater than these? Not so fast my friend! I also love to travel to new and exotic places.

Posted on August 12, 2012, in SQL Schoolhouse and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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