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April 27, 2014

Database Snapshot

Sample T-SQL Code for creating a database snapshot.

use AdventureWorks2012
go

sp_helpfile — used to get the logical database name needed for below

CREATE DATABASE AWSnapshot
ON (
NAME = ‘AdventureWorks2012_Data’,
FILENAME=’d:tlogAWSnapshot.ss’
)
AS SNAPSHOT OF AdventureWorks2012;

–using it
USE AWSnapshot;
GO
SELECT *
FROM Sales.SalesOrderDetail
WHERE ProductID = 53;

–reverting from snapshot
RESTORE DATABASE AdventureWorks2012
FROM DATABASE_SNAPSHOT=’AWSnapshot’;

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