Physical_Device_Name Not Updated On Restore

The Problem You restored a database on top of an existing database to refresh your development environment, but the Physical_Device_Name in msdb..backupmediafamily does not get updated.  That seems odd, but let’s take a look at the documentation on that table.  We can find the documentation here on Backup Media Family.  Zooming in on the Physical_Device_Name…

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Automate Azure VM Storage

The Problem One of the best things about Azure, and the cloud in general, is we can automate most anything, and we are going to look at how to automate Azure VM Storage.  This allows us to come up with some outside-of-the-box solutions.  I had a customer with a road block that we were able…

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