How to backup and restore SQL Server on Linux

In this article, we will describe how to create a backup of a SQL Server that is installed on Linux.

How does SQL Server create a backup?

You can create a SQL Server backup by running the T-SQL command BACKUP DATABASE.This command saves the backup file to a specified directory. SQL Server backups are created quickly because it requires just copying data from the database files to the backup file.

When creating a backup, you do not need to stop SQL Server or switch it to single-user mode, and the database continues to work as usual during this operation.

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Incremental MySQL Server Backup via Binary Log

Making backups is necessary, but doing this with large databases may involve high server load and using up storage space. And only creating a backup once a day or once a week could lead to losing hours of work. So how can you make backups more often without overloading the server? Incremental backups can help you with this.

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