BackupAssist automatically scans your local machine for any SQL Servers and presents them for selection using a drop down list. Once your selection is made, a list of databases will be displayed for each SQL Server.
BackupAssist displays both SQL System and company databases so you can make a customised SQL backup job that meets the needs of your backup strategy.
Complete SQL Server protection is achieved using two built-in scheduling options:
Transactional backups run every 15 minutes to ensure your data is protected. This is an ongoing backup of your SQL Server which provides near-continuous protection without the high costs of clustering or replication.
The layers of protection can be scheduled to work together:
Save your SQL Protection backups to secure, fixed media with a selection of custom options to manage:
Managing multiple backups means you have multiple restore points if one of your backups is corrupted or unusable.
BackupAssist uses a dedicated SQL Restore tool to compliment the SQL Protection backup.
The SQL Restore Tool can:
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