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Database Backup and Restore Best Practices by Mike Fal

Wed, Aug 15 2018 18:00 UTC

Database Backup and Restore Best Practices

Backups are a vital part of any DBA's job. Acting as the "last line of defense", we rely on backups to safeguard the company's most important asset: the data. But how do we know we're managing our backups appropriately? This session will cover the fundamental principles of building out our backup (and restore strategy), covering the "why" of backups and best practices for our data protection.


Michael Fal

Mike is a specialist in data management technologies. As a community advocate, public speaker, and blogger, Mike is a practicing thought leader for data and automation. He is passionate about DevOps and data, building platforms to optimize, protect, and use data efficiently. Since 1999, Mike has been working in the database field, focusing primarily on SQL Server and specializes in automating data solutions to improve the reliability and efficiency of his environments. He has been caught playing trombone in public on more than one occasion.

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