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SQL Server: Understanding, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Log Shipping

by Glenn Berry

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.

What you'll learn

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.

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About the author

Glenn works as a Principal Consultant at He has been a SQL Server MVP since 2007, and he has a whole collection of Microsoft certifications, including MCITP, MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD, MCAD, and MCTS, which proves that he likes to take tests. His expertise includes DMVs, high availability, hardware selection, and performance tuning. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member at University College - University of Denver, where has been teaching since 2000. He has completed the Master Teacher P... more

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