BACKUP DATABASE is the main but not only way to make an SQL SERVER backup.

I work for a company that makes an SQL instance backup utility. Over the years, we have accumulated a wealth of knowledge about how to backup Microsoft SQL Server databases in different ways. You might wonder why it is necessary to have several different methods instead of just always using the best one. The answer is that the “best” backup is not always appropriate for every job, so you will need to know the various alternatives.

The word “backup” is sometimes narrowly defined as a…

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