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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Recovery Models

Each database has a recovery model that determines how transactions will be written to the transaction log. The recovery model you choose has a direct impact on your ability to recover from a media failure. These following three recovery models are available with SQL Server 2012:

Image Full recovery

Image Bulk-logged

Image Simple

You set the recovery model via T-SQL or the Database Properties window in SSMS. The following example shows the T-SQL ...

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