Category Archives: Amazon S3 & AWS

How to Backup SQL Server to Amazon S3

How to Backup SQL Server to Amazon S3 (logo)There are many ways of making SQL Server database backups and there are as many methods as to how and where to store them. But are you sure that your method really convenient for you? What if you database backup plan is: a full backup twice a day, differential every four hours and transaction log backups every 30 minutes, and all these backups you need to send to Amazon S3. How much time will you spend every day to make all these backup? Fortunately, you can create a backup job with the help of SqlBak in a few minutes, which will make all backups according to your schedule and send them to Amazon S3. Continue reading How to Backup SQL Server to Amazon S3

How to Backup SQL Server Database to Amazon Glacier

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a large, sometimes bewildering array of compute, storage, networking and analytics cloud offerings, as seen here. One of their storage products is Amazon Glacier, in addition to the older storage solutions – S3 and Elastic Block Store (EBS).Glacier is a very affordable solution intended as a write-once, retrieve-seldom storage medium for long-term storage. Think of it as a storage locker that’s far away from your home, as opposed to your at-home garage or cabinet locker. It is also a good choice for your SQL Server backups … Continue reading How to Backup SQL Server Database to Amazon Glacier

How to store FULL SQL Server backup on Amazon S3 and Differential backup on FTP

store FULL SQL Server backup on AmazonIn order to organize the types of backups you make from your databases, you have multiple options when using SqlBak.
 If you want, for example to store FULL SQL Server backup on Amazon and differential backups to your FTP folder, SqlBak allows you to do this.
In the below article we will show you how to do this, fairly easily, through the Task Schedule screen.
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How to register in Amazon Web Services

If you lost  your Amazon Web Services (AWS) credentials, you cannot recover them. However, you can create new AWS credentials and then disable or delete the old set of credentials. For security reasons, AWS doesn’t allow you to retrieve your passwords or secret access keys and does not store the private keys that are part of a key pair.

Use the follow steps to create a new AWS user.

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