Scott Klein

About Scott Klein

Scott lives and breathes data and cloud. He has more than 20 years of practical and hands-on experience with SQL Server, and has spent nearly the last 10 years at Microsoft, traveling the globe teaching and training on Microsoft’s cloud data platform. He is a prolific author, having written more than a half dozen books on the topic of data, and has contributed to many others. Before joining Microsoft, Scott was one of the first ever SQL Azure MVPs. Scott is continuously striving for ways to help companies grok the wonderful world of data, both on-premises and the cloud.

What You Need To Know: Log Sequence Numbers and Log Chains

In a previous blog post we laid out the basics of database recovery models and backups. As part of that blog we briefly discussed Log Sequence Numbers and Log Chains, and how they both apply to, and affect, backups. This blog will explore that topic deeper, looking in detail at backups and the log chain.
Setting […]

By |September 25th, 2020|SQL Group, SQL Server|0 Comments

The Basics of SQL Server Backups

One of the fundamental and basic responsibilities of a database administrator is ensuring the protection and safekeeping of company data. Information, or data, is knowledge and power for any organization. Therefore, the task of protecting the data cannot be understated. This blog won’t list the reasons why you should back up your data (but as […]

By |August 19th, 2020|SQL Group, SQL Server|0 Comments