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i have been asked to send a backup of a database using sql 2005.  We generally use redgate tools for compression.
but does sql 2005 have built in compression?  I cannot find it if there is. anyone know?
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No.  Sql 2005 has no built in compression options.  Red Gate is a good tool for that.  Compression is introduced in sql 2008.  
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thought it was the case
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