SQL Server Backup and Restore with Windows Azure Blob Storage Service


In SQL Server 2012 SP1 Cumulative Update 2, new feature is available to backup, restore SQL Server databases to Windows Azure Blob store.

T-SQL Sample:

 

C# Sample using SMO:

 

 

 

You can read more about this feature here:

Team Blog : http://sqlblog.com/blogs/sqlos_team/archive/2013/01/24/backup-and-restore-to-cloud-simplified-in-sql-server-2012-sp1-cu2.aspx

MSDN documentation, T-SQL, C# code samples:  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj919148.aspx

Please try out this feature and send us your feedback through SQL Server Connect  https://connect.microsoft.com/sqLServer/feedback

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