MSSQL 2008 Backup compression

Compression of DBs backup is a nice feature that came with MSSQL 2008 and later. It could be handy in some situation but of course, compression costs resources on the server. I did some tests with a MSSQL server on which I restored DBs of vCenter and VMware Update Manager from a real production environment. … Read more MSSQL 2008 Backup compression

vCenter MSSQL DBs backup and maintenance

Sometimes, when you are a Virtualization’s specialist you might not be a DB specialist. Unfortunately vCenter uses DBs, meaning that you will have to deal with them one time or another. Here I just wanted to give a little generic and easy to perform way for doing backup and maintenance for these DBs on MSSQL. … Read more vCenter MSSQL DBs backup and maintenance