We have two of our SQL Server 2012 R2 databases hosted on a Windows 2012 VM at an external vendor (Hosting.com). They offer a DB Backup service with Commvault which provides scheduled online DB backups. We are trying to determine if we should use this service, instead use a maintenance job (specifically the Ola Hallengren scripts) or use both.
How can we evaluate what is the best approach for us?
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