A client of mine was running a software package called Console Gateway that used a SQL express 2008 r2 database and the server's mainboard died.
I've installed a new server that is 64-bit and have installed SQL express 2008 R2 64-bit. And have copied across all of the important data from the old hard drive.
How can I open/attach the database (I have the entire directory it resides in) on this server to use with the Console Gateway software?
You probably first need to load SQL Management studio on the new server. Once complete, you should be able to login to the new SQL Express you installed on this box. Once in, you just need to rightclick
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Using examples as well as descriptions, and references to Books Online, show the different Recovery Models available in SQL Server and explain, as well as show how full, differential and transaction log backups are performed