I have a large database, ~100 gig or so, and about 5 gigs of it is mission critical data, the rest, I could reload from a web service, so it's not crucial. Backing up that data is expensive, and not ...
Thankfully, this question is just a what-if, and I am not in an emergency right now. But I have created a file group in my database (sql server 2008), and moved some massive data tables over to it. ...