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Recovery Mode in SQL Server 2008

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What is the impact if i change Database (which is part of Transactional Replication) recovery model from SIMPLE to FULL in sql server 2008. the size of the DB is 800 GB
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you should be fine...
however, you need to set Trans log backup for this DB


more Recovery Models (SQL Server)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/relational-databases/backup-restore/recovery-models-sql-server


Backup Under the Full Recovery Model
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190217(v=sql.105).aspx
Vitor Montalv√£oIT Engineer
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If the database is part of a transactional replication then it can't be in SIMPLE recovery mode. It requires to be in FULL recovery mode.
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Thank you very much Eugene.

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