Recovery of a complete database server, including all of its databases, is an important feature. This recipe covers how to do that in the simplest way possible.
Some complexities are discussed here, though most are covered in later recipes.
Find a suitable server on which to perform the restore.
Before you recover onto a live server, always take another backup. Whatever problem you thought you had could just be about to get worse.
Here, we'll provide three distinct examples, depending on what type of backup was taken.
The procedure is as follows: