Microsoft SQL Server Backup Agent

MS SQL Server 2008

Backup Types:
Copy (VSS Mode)
Incremental (VDI Mode)

File Groups
Individual Files

Recovery Models Supported:
Full (VDI Mode)
Bulk-Logged (VDI Mode)

Supported Versions:
SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL Server 2008
SQL Server 2005
SQL Server 2000 (VDI only)
SQL Server 7 (VDI only)
Express and MSDE

The Arkeia Network Backup Agent for Microsoft SQL Server protects SQL Server databases including Express and MSDE providing flexible recovery operations of SQL Server instances, databases, file groups, and individual files without requiring application downtime. Arkeia Network Backup offers simplified management of SQL Server data protection by providing a point-and-click GUI. To ensure fast and reliable SQL Server backups, the SQL Server Backup Agent integrates with the Virtual Device Interface (VDI) backup API.

Microsoft SQL Server Backup Agent Features

  • Object-oriented architecture allows easy creation and modification of backup policies, no matter how complex or varied.
  • Restore functions can be fully automatic or manually configured for specified databases file groups or files.
  • Relocate databases to an alternate instance
  • Relocate with rename capabilities
  • Point-in-time (PIT) recovery

VSS for MS SQL Server Backup

With Arkeia Network Backup v8.2, Arkeia Software extends SQL Server backup capabilities to enable snapshot-based backups by leveraging Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS). VSS based backups ensure reliable and transactionally consistent backups with little or no impact on running applications.

MS SQL Server Backup Screenshot

Arkeia Software offers backup and recovery solutions for Windows desktop and server operating systems. The Arkeia Network Backup Agent for Windows also protects the Windows registry, COM+ databases, certificates, and event logs as well as optionally Exchange, Active Directory and SharePoint.

Learn more about Arkeia Software solutions for Microsoft Windows

Consult Arkeia Wiki section on MS SQL Server

MS SQL Server Backup Agent is available as a free 30-day trial download