MABS DB Backup Demo

9m 18s

SAP on Azure - Backup and Restore takes a looks at how to backup and restore the main elements of an SAP workload: virtual machines and databases. This lesson focuses on data protection from an operational, maintenance, and compliance perspective and complements the high availability and disaster recovery lesson. Azure infrastructure gives you the freedom to implement various backup methods, like ones native to your particular brand of database engine. It also has built-in backup functionality designed to work with a wide range of data sources.

Microsoft Azure Backup Service has native support for virtual machines, SAP HANA, SQL Server, and Azure Files. This lesson introduces Azure's backup service and how it can be applied to SAP workloads.

Learning Objectives

  • Get a foundational understanding of Azure Backup
  • Learn how to configure Azure Backup Service for natively supported data sources
  • Learn how to use Azure Backup Service with Oracle, a non-natively supported data source

Intended Audience

Anyone looking to understand and implement the backup and restore capabilities for their SAP workloads on Azure.


To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of Azure and SAP. Before taking this lesson, it is recommended that you take the Designing and Building a HADR for SAP Workloads on Azure lesson first.

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Hallam is a software architect with over 20 years experience across a wide range of industries. He began his software career as a  Delphi/Interbase disciple but changed his allegiance to Microsoft with its deep and broad ecosystem. While Hallam has designed and crafted custom software utilizing web, mobile and desktop technologies, good quality reliable data is the key to a successful solution. The challenge of quickly turning data into useful information for digestion by humans and machines has led Hallam to specialize in database design and process automation. Showing customers how leverage new technology to change and improve their business processes is one of the key drivers keeping Hallam coming back to the keyboard. 

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