Enable TDE (Transparent Data Encryption) for SQL Server 2016

Transparent Data Encryption is a encryption method for encrypting database files at rest. This method is native to the DB engine and is one of the most best methods to encrypt your data files to ensure performance doesn't take a hit. SQL Server and Oracle both support TDE natively on its database engine. Now let … Continue reading Enable TDE (Transparent Data Encryption) for SQL Server 2016

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Truncate Log in Database Mirroring SQL Server 2008 2012

select log_reuse_wait_desc from sys.databases where name = 'AdventureWorks' If Output is "LOG_BACKUP" -- Execute 2 Times just in case -- BACKUP LOG AdventureWorks TO DISK='NUL:' -- Now Truncate the Log -- USE AdventureWorks GO ALTER DATABASE AdventureWorksSET RECOVERY SIMPLE WITH NO_WAIT; GO DBCC SHRINKFILE(AdventureWorks_LOG, 100); GO ALTER DATABASE AdventureWorks SET RECOVERY FULL WITH NO_WAIT; GO

Sql server 2008 database mirroring manual failover

In case your mirroring has been suspended and you have tried everything else and nothing works. Your last option is to break the mirroring and restore the mirror database and connect the client application to the mirror site. Before proceeding with this please note that doing this will require you to rebuild the Data Mirroring … Continue reading Sql server 2008 database mirroring manual failover