Microsoft Corp. released the first service pack for SQL Server 2005 on Wednesday, fixing dozens of bugs and paving the way for more businesses to upgrade to its latest database software. The update comes about five months after the release of SQL Server 2005, which Microsoft engineered to be more competitive with products from database leaders Oracle Corp. and IBM Corp.
Clearview's primary goals were security and high availability. Little did the company realize that it was purchasing a suite of disaster recovery (DR) services as well. Today Toronto-based Clearview fully appreciates the value of daily incremental backups, with weekly full backups stored off-site.
More than just cloning data, today's backup and disaster recovery (DR) strategies involve a wide spectrum such as capacity planning, data distribution, storage performance, storage administration and storage virtualization.