Setup automated weekly copy of SQL Server 2014 database

Hi All,

Microsoft SQL Server 2014

I need to setup a automated weekly schedule that copies one database to another after hours. One is the main database and the other is a training database.

I have been trying to set this up in SQL Server Agent - Jobs. But can not Google the right info.

If anyone can please advise the best way to do this.

cheers
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
The best as fastest way is to create a Snapshot Replication and schedule the respective Snapshot job to run once a week.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Only solution provided.
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nikdonovanauAuthor Commented:
Hi Guys,

I tried to follow this. Any good guides out there. Google isn't my friend on this one.

I did find this one

https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/28397/SQL-Server-Replication-Snapshot-step-by-step.html

But I would like this all on the same server. The replicated DB needs to be a different name and be accessed as a Training database.

cheers
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