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SQL Server Backup and Restore Fundamentals
- Selecting a recovery model
- Selecting a backup schedule
- Maintenance plans or jobs
- Backup processes
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Document co-authoring in SharePoint 2013 is somewhat easier than in previous versions, but administrators need to configure the platform correctly.
Creating a social media strategy that engages customers and aligns with company goals is the key to social business.
Microsoft patched two publicly known vulnerabilities in the August Patch Tuesday update. The company also introduced plug-in whitelisting in IE.
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