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SQL 2008 R2

kermikermi Posts: 47
edited July 28, 2010 6:42AM in SQL Backup Previous Versions
What is the earliest version of SQL Backup can be used with SQL 2008 R2?


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    peteypetey Posts: 2,358 New member
    For basic backups and restores, SQL Backup 3 and upwards can be used. By basic backups/restores, I mean if you don't need any of the new backup/restore options introduced in SQL Server 2005 and newer e.g. CHECKSUM, CONTINUE_AFTER_ERROR, COPY_ONLY etc.
    Peter Yeoh
    SQL Backup Consultant Developer
    Associate, Yohz Software
    Beyond compression - SQL Backup goodies under the hood, updated for version 8
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    Eddie DEddie D Posts: 1,793 Rose Gold 5

    Just to add to Petey's reply.

    You will also need to account for the Windows Operating System installed. If you have installed SQL 2008 R2 on a Windows 2008 machine, you will need SQL Backup V5.4 or higher.

    Many Thanks
    Eddie Davis
    Senior Product Support Engineer
    Redgate Software Ltd
    Email: support@red-gate.com
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