Question of the Day Twenty-Nine

Let us continue our question of the day series with day twenty-nine.

What are snapshot backups?

Snapshot backups are a specialized form of backup which minimize the use of the server resources to produce the backup.  They are typically done in conjunction with solutions provided by hardware and/or software vendors. 

Enjoy!

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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 31, 2012, in SQL Schoolhouse and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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