Basics Of Database Properties

Grant Fritchey explains some of the more important database properties:

Recovery Model

The Recovery Model option is something that you will manipulate constantly as you create databases. A full overview of what the different recovery models are and why you would choose each one will be covered in detail in a blog post later when we talk about database backups. Just to introduce the concept, if you set Recovery to Full, you will need to set up backups for your log. If you set Recovery to Simple then the logs will clean up on their own. There’s a lot more to the topic than just that, but that’s the simple part.

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