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SQL SERVER BACKUP

Posted on 2013-06-10
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Hi,
i was wondering if i could use clonezilla  to make an iso copy of my entire raid sql server.
if not how do i have a snap shop of the server 2008 at the mooment?
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SQL Server is transaction and that means you should use SQL to create a backup file and then backup the backup file you created.

It is always in a "moving" or transaction state and a snapshot may not work as you expect.
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Here are some other related comments to using images as backup for SQL:

http://communities.vmware.com/thread/438617?start=0&tstart=0
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