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Test Those Backups

Kevin Chant comes at us with important advice:

In reality, not being able to restore a database can damage your company’s reputation and you can end up losing colleagues for various reasons. For example, if they ask for restores to be tested and it never happens.

To save your colleagues from a database restore nightmare you must test restoring your database backups at some level. Otherwise, it can lead to serious issues.

As the saying goes, you don’t have a backup until you’ve successfully restored it.