SQL Block Level Backup Option

Last post 02-11-2020, 8:55 AM by Kris!. 2 replies.
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  • SQL Block Level Backup Option
    Posted: 02-07-2020, 2:55 PM

    So it was recommended to me to NOT do block level SQL backups if table level restores are not needed.

     

    What's the reason for this?

     

    Are there obvious drawbacks or does it cause issues with the backups/restores?

     

    Thanks in advance.

     

  • Re: SQL Block Level Backup Option
    Posted: 02-07-2020, 3:43 PM
    • Aplynx is not online. Last active: 08-13-2020, 3:38 PM Liam
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    You need double the size of the database for backups and restores are going to be very slow. 

  • Re: SQL Block Level Backup Option
    Posted: 02-11-2020, 8:55 AM

    The problem is some of the restores quit progressing on larger DB's.

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