Tag: database backup

Miscellaneous

How to Schedule Database Backups with ClusterControl

Database backup is a critical part of database management, and has to be carefully planned. Scheduling a backup is not enough, backup data also need to be verified for consistency and integrity. There are other considerations like encryption, and archiving off-site. A good backup manager would have features that take into account all these different …

Miscellaneous

How to Change the Default Backup Directory

When you install a SQL Server instance you have the opportunity to identify the default location for your instance database backups.  If you don’t change the default location for your installation your default backups location will be “C:Program FilesMicrosoft SQL ServerMSSQL13.MSSQLSERVERMSSQLBackup”  (default location for a SQL Server 2016 installation).   Overtime you might decide you want …

Miscellaneous

Has Your Database Been Backed up in the Last 24 Hours?

As a DBA your #1 responsibility is to make sure that each of your SQL Server databases are backed up.  Without recent backups you will not be able to recover your database without potentially losing many days of database updates.  Therefore, you need to make sure on a daily basis that your backups are running …

Clustering, NoSQL MongoDB, Security

Announcing ClusterControl 1.5.1 – Featuring Backup Encryption for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL

  What better way to start a new year than with a new product release? Today we are excited to announce the 1.5.1 release of ClusterControl – the all-inclusive database management system that lets you easily deploy, monitor, manage and scale highly available open source databases – and load balancers – in any environment: on-premise …