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Protect your organization's most valuable asset--its data. Develop and implement a thorough data protection solution for your SQL Server 7 database environment. SQL Server 7 Backup & Recovery is your one-stop resource for planning, developing, implementing, and managing backup and restore procedures. Learn to execute data protection strategies, implement a backup solution, and handle data recovery before potentially disastrous data loss occurs. You'll get details on the latest methods for increasing database uptime and improving performance. The case studies included show you how to apply the techniques described in the book in your own environment. Evaluate business requirements and develop a data protection strategy. Configure Windows NT/2000 for the secure and efficient use of SQL Server 7. Select the best hardware, software, and network technologies for your backup plan. Handle SQL Server 7 backup procedures involving files and filegroups, transaction logs, concurrency, locking, and other database issues. Increase database uptime and optimize performance. Develop and practice restore plans for various scenarios--from minor data loss to complete hardware failures. Increase reliability, availability, and performance through the use of standby servers and clustering. Distribute data throughout your enterprise with SQL Server 7's replication features. Follow case studies to learn about the application of data protection best practices in various environments.
Anil Desai, MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA, is Technical Architect for QuickArrow, Inc., in Austin, Texas. He has consulted for several companies, ranging from small startups to multinational organizations. Anil is the author of Windows NT Network Management: Reducing Total Cost of Ownership and MCSE: Windows 2000 Directory Services Implementation Exam Guide, and co-author of MCSE Fast Track: SQL Server 7 Administration.