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