Tag Archives: Disaster Recovery

To the cloud: Amazon AWS free access

Ok, so┬álet’s be fair to everyone: AWS also has a “free level” for you to create a few VMs and learn how to manage things there. I highly reccomend that you get to learn both AWS and Azure. https://aws.amazon.com/free/ Happy … Continue reading

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SQL: Database Mirroring over different domains

Soooooooo I’m back. I’ve never went away, actually. But time to write is always more rare. Today I wanted to share a small post about Database Mirroring. It’s one of the simplest ways to have “High Availability” for your databases, … Continue reading

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Windows: Restore a System Image to smaller disk

  I’ve stumbled upon this error when fixing my GF’s computer. Nowadays almost all servers on work environment are virtualized, so you can change the hardware atributes freely. But at home the story is different: you only have a handfull … Continue reading

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SQL – Database in Emergency Mode

Who never experienced a critical failure of some server that resulted in database corruption? There are times that the unthinkable happens, be it with physical or virtual servers, and there will always be a weaker link somewhere in the service … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery: Unteachable Techniques

Today I’ll link a great article about┬áDisaster Recovery: http://www.simple-talk.com/sysadmin/general/unteachable-disaster-recovery-techniques/ And that’s it. It is too big to quote here, but it is too good to miss the oportunity of sharing with you. And because this subject is related to ALL … Continue reading

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