[Lvlug] backing up ms sql databases
rignes at ptd.net
Tue Apr 19 18:56:57 EDT 2005
On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 10:46:06AM -0400, jhigdon at linuxfools.org wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 08:20:45AM -0400, Adam Breaux wrote:
> > You can automate regular backups. A database maintenance plan will do
> > this and can also index and check the integrity of the database, then
> > you can use most conventional filesystem backup tools. Alternately,
> > you can use something like Veritas Backup Exec with the SQL Server
> > Agent.
> We use the Veritas Backup Exec stuff, works rather well. For both our
> windows and linux based hosts.
I second that. Backup Exec, while expensive, seems to take care of mssql
nicely. Though, I can't help but wonder if there is a cheaper, as functional
alternative out there somewhere.
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