SQL SERVER 2016 VIDEOS
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 1 - Installing SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 2 - Using Configuration Manager and Management Studio
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 3 - System Databases, Backing Up and Restoring
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 4 - Databases, Logins, Users, Roles and Schemas
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 5 - Basic Table Design, Data Types and Constraints
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 6 - Designing and Creating Relational Databases
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 7 - Computed Columns
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 8 - The Wise Owl Movies Database
- SQL Server 2016 Pt 9 - Installing SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
SQL Server 2016 videos | SQL Server 2016 Pt 3 - System Databases, Backing Up and Restoring
Posted by Andrew Gould on 01 November 2016
SQL Server creates several important system databases when you install a new instance. This video explains what the master, model, msdb and tempdb databases are for along with a couple of the interesting things you can do with them. You'll also see how you can easily create a backup of the system databases and, somewhat more awkwardly, how to restore those backups in the event that something goes wrong.
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