I have a MS SQL 2008 R2 server.and we installed some programs which uses mssql database.
Now brand-new database system i would like to FULL BACKUP.
Can some one teach me how can i do FULL MS SQL BACKUP? and about ms sql backup plan.
which plan do i need to create?
Thank you
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Marten RuneConnect With a Mentor SQL Expert/Infrastructure ArchitectCommented:
Either you do everything by script. lookat
utilize maintenance plans. You should create a full backup, if db is in full recoverymode you also must create transactional backup. Indexoptimization and integritycheck is also good. Make sure you check the box for verify backup files. Takes double time ofcourse, but it's worth it (if you have the time), because you dont want a backup solution, rather a restore solution

And dont forget to try and restore databases every now and then, as a new name, or over existing database (better be a test system).

Regards Marten
JammyPakConnect With a Mentor Commented:
not sure how this ended up in the Linux zone...

here you go
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