You've stored the backup file in a safe place, but what kind of info do you store with it?
- database type (SQL Server)
- compatibility level (SQL Server 2008)
- application name
- application owner
- application version
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I have designed a database archiving process - which is a semi automated process.
Below are my thoughts :
Note that you have to develop your custom solution based on your organizational needs
The key here is
Remember that triggers (whatsoever) cannot be used for backups. For backups, you have to tailor your own custom solution, but the idea remains the same.