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Posted - 12/15/2006 :  11:18:41  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This feels like a stupid question, but is there a way to determine the runtime of a database backup in SQL Server 2005? I am looking at the SQL Server logs and I see a record that states the backup was started but can't tell how long it takes.

Thanks for the help.


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Posted - 12/15/2006 :  12:01:27  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Go to the backup job, right click job history will do it in 2000. It's very similar for SQL Management Studio, I think it's just called "View History".

Edited by - JoeNak on 12/15/2006 12:02:58
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Posted - 12/16/2006 :  04:42:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The timestamp of the file is the "end time" of the backup - if that helps at all
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