Whether you are new to SQL Server or a seasoned veteran, you will notice odd behavior in the SQL Server Error Log. When a database backup is performed, an entry is put into the SQL Error Log. The SQL Server team decided to log successful backup messages to the Error Log. If you ask most technology professionals, you will find that logging successful events are not really a common occurrence. This behavior causes a bloated Error Log that can make it hard to find what you need quickly.
Luckily, that same SQL Server team built in a solution to this situation.
Read on to see what the solution is, as well as how to use it.