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Backing Up SQL Server on Azure VMs

Arun Sirpal looks at three techniques for backing up SQL Server running on Azure virtual machines:

In the previous blog post I did a quick overview building a SQL VM (imaged) in Azure. It is now time to clarify some backup techniques because it can get confusing.

At a high level there are 3 techniques.
– Automated backup.
– Azure backup for SQL VM (that’s what MS call it).
– Manual backup, for example backup to URL.

Read on to learn more about each.