Your data is secure with SqlBak

The safety of our customers’ data is always our priority above any of the features we have. We are constantly working on security improvements here at SqlBak. And the only data that is ultimately secure is the data that you never had in the first place. That is why we do not send, nor store your DBMS credentials on at all. This means that your server login and password will never leave your server. This change will be especially welcomed by organizations whose privacy policy does not allow passing DBMS login and passwords to any third-party websites.

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How to Backup SQL Server Database to Amazon Glacier

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a large, sometimes bewildering array of server, 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 …

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Why Transaction Log backups are important

When backing up your SQL Server database, you have the option of taking transaction log backups. These are quick, small backups containing a sequence of all your database’s changes. Transaction log backups are mightily useful for point-in-time recovery.

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Automated Database Backup-and-Restore for SQL Server

As a DBA, you have almost certainly taken a backup from one server for the purposes of restoration on another server. It’s a somewhat tedious and manual process, but most of us are sort of resigned to it and accept it simply as a necessary evil of the DBA role. I mean, it’s not like you can automate the entire process, right? Well, hold that thought …

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POS System Backup Made Easy

POS Terminal backupA POS system backup is an essential task in any kind of business. Keeping your sales data safe for reporting and auditing is something all businesses should not cut corners in or treat with little importance.

When your company relies solely on an information system (database) to store all of its sales data, then it also must take all precautionary measures to protect this data and periodically make backups of the POS system’s database. We will show you how to do this in the article below.

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SqlBak update: The New Dashboard

SqlBak’s dashboard has been upgraded to be a more user-intuitive interface, in order to provide the most essential information in just a quick glance as well as make modifications to the job.

It’s still very easy to create backups, to schedule them, to set custom backup destinations, and of course, all of the other features you will need to make sure your backup process is up to the highest standard. Let’s have a look!

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SQL Server backup report

In this article, you can find a small script that you can use as a small cheat to have access to an on-the-go backup report of your databases.

If you can connect to your database, you can run this query and find out when was the last time your databases were backed up

and when were the last times a Full, Differential, or Transaction Log backup was taken.

But what do you do when you do not have remote access to your databases, but still like to have a quick review of your last successful backups? Well, we’ll cover this too…

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