This Windows Azure solution helps you backup your SQL Databases to the Blob Storage on a scheduled basis.
How to install? / Como instalar?
- Schedule backup tasks (one-time, daily, weekly, monthly)
- Backup your SQL Databases using the BacPac format (export)
- Monitor your backup activities and download backups to your computer
- Built-in security (support for HTTPS and password encryption)
You can extend this code to:
- Use your own SSL certificate
- Run any task on schedule
- Backup Blob and Table Storage
- Restore backups
- Create and offer a backup SaaS solution to your customers
- The main author of this project works for Microsoft but this project was developed as personal project in his free time. There is no relation with this software and Microsoft.
- This software is not made by Microsoft and it is not supported by Microsoft.
- There are no guarantees when you use this software.
- This software does not make a "real" database backup of your Windows Azure SQL Database. It just copy and export your database to a BacPac file to be stored in a Windows Azure Blob Storage container. It uses available Windows Azure SQL Database
APIs, in a automated way. You can later import the BacPac as a way to restore your database.
- It's not possible to do incremental or transaction log backups with this tool.