Learn how to correctly configure and use SQL Server log shipping, including troubleshooting common problems. This course is applicable to all versions of SQL Server and is aimed at DBAs, developers, and system administrators.
SQL Server log shipping is a very useful technology for high availability and disaster recovery, as well for general purpose database movement, migration, and upgrades. In this course, SQL Server: Understanding, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Log Shipping, you'll first learn the basics of log shipping, its capabilities, and its limitations. Next, you'll learn how to prepare an environment for log shipping, and then how to configure log shipping, using either SQL Server Management Studio or T-SQL scripts. You'll learn how to monitor a log shipping environment and troubleshoot common problems, and finally you'll learn how to use log shipping for data migration and upgrading a database to a new version of SQL Server. When you've finished this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to start configuring, using, and troubleshooting log shipping.
Glenn works as a Principal Consultant at SQLskills.com. He has been a SQL Server MVP since 2007, and he is also an Adjunct Faculty member at University College - University of Denver. He is the author of the book SQL Server Hardware (Redgate 2011), and he wrote chapters for both SQL Server MVP Deep Dives books.