Advanced Backup Techniques with Tim Radney

We finish up our conversation with MVP Tim Radney on backup options with discussions on encryption and Azure.  Tim also shares his favorite tools and his super hero power of choice.

Erik Véliz, the creator of SQL Server Booster is looking for folks to help with his latest update.  Check out for more info.  Download the new BETA version directly.

Tim’s Insider Video on encryption can be downloaded

  • In WMV format here.
  • In MOV format here.

You can get the demo code here.
The video on backing up to Azure can be downloaded

  • In WMV format here.
  • In MOV format here.

Meet the Hosts

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Carlos Chacon

With more than 10 years of working with SQL Server, Carlos helps businesses ensure their SQL Server environments meet their users’ expectations. He can provide insights on performance, migrations, and disaster recovery. He is also active in the SQL Server community and regularly speaks at user group meetings and conferences. He helps support the free database monitoring tool found at and provides training through SQL Trail events.

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Eugene Meidinger

Eugene works as an independent BI consultant and Pluralsight author, specializing in Power BI and the Azure Data Platform. He has been working with data for over 8 years and speaks regularly at user groups and conferences. He also helps run the GroupBy online conference.

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Kevin Feasel

Kevin is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and proprietor of Catallaxy Services, LLC, where he specializes in T-SQL development, machine learning, and pulling rabbits out of hats on demand. He is the lead contributor to Curated SQL, president of the Triangle Area SQL Server Users Group, and author of the books PolyBase Revealed (Apress, 2020) and Finding Ghosts in Your Data: Anomaly Detection Techniques with Examples in Python (Apress, 2022). A resident of Durham, North Carolina, he can be found cycling the trails along the triangle whenever the weather's nice enough.

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