Backup SQL Server to Amazon S3

Backing up your SQL Server database to Amazon S3 takes a few steps to get the process correct, and this article from Alexandr Omelchenko shows us how to get it done, with step-by-step instructions.

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.


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