Questions tagged [azure-blob-storage]

Azure Blob Storage is persistent cloud-based storage provided by Microsoft. Use this tag for questions *about* either how-to-use or problems using Azure Blob Storage.

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Setting up sp_AllNightLog using Azure Blob Storage [closed]

Has anyone setup Brent Ozar's sp_AllNightLog using Azure Blob Storage? Trying to start incorporating both but not sure of the steps or how to get started. Any tips or links to similar operations?
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Back up Full Recovery Model Without Log Backups

I have a database that I need to backup to URL, but without the log file. BACKUP DATABASE [MyDB] TO URL = @destination WITH INIT, FORMAT, COPY_ONLY, CREDENTIAL = '', stats=1 The above script ...
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How to Backup to Azure Storage?

A day before I tried to back up our ddbb log file to azure storage. So, the transact is simple backup [log|database] <name> To URL = <Azure_Storage_url> Credentials are defined apart, ...
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Managed backup large database to Azure

Got a bit of an issue here that I need some help to solve. Hosting a database, that is about 400Gigs. This is giving us a little headache getting it to work with Managed Backup to Azure Storage ...
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Parameter value in Data Factory Triggered pipeline

I have a pipeline configured in azure data factory which basically does create a backup file (JSON) from a cosmosDB dataset and it's saved in a blob storage, my problem comes when I want to schedule ...
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SQL Server backup to Azure Blob with different backup plan than local backup

We have a production SQL Server with a number of critical bases. At this time, we have a maintenance plan which performs the following: creates a FULL backup every Saturday with a TTL of 4 weeks ...
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Ola Maintenance Solution and striped Azure URL backups - possible?

We've been using the defacto standard Ola Hallengrin maintenance solution for many years, even after we moved to Azure and started using blobs for backup targets. However, for performance reasons, I'...
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How do I initialize transactional replication from a backup at a URL?

I created a publication on my server. I had to use this special option so that I could initialize replication from a backup: exec sp_addpublication ... @allow_initialize_from_backup = N'true'...
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Dynamic Folder Creation when Backing up to Azure BLOB Storage [closed]

Is there a way to dynamically create folders in BLOB so each DB goes into its own folder? I know in Azure BLOB Storage they are not real folders, but I hope you get my point. In essence I am using ...
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Differential Backup from SQL Server 2012 to Azure Blob

I am attempting to backup a database to my Azure Blob storage. The databases are relatively large... between 1 and 30 Gig. I have successfully backed up the first day, but on subsequent days, I get ...
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Is there a way to set an order to the way files are available in Azure? I want the latest backup first

I use Azure to store backups, the backups are saved in Azure. this is how I am doing my backups and saving to azure: sqlcmd -E -S $(ESCAPE_SQUOTE(SRVR)) -d master -Q "EXECUTE dbo.DatabaseBackup ...
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How to connect to microsoft azure?

We have been saving the backups of one of our production servers (which is actually an Always On availability group) this is how I am doing my backups and saving to azure: sqlcmd -E -S $(...
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Azure Data Factory 'Failed Validation' with Folder does not exist

I uploaded whole set of .txt files in my blob storage with folder structure Year/Month/day. I circled the folder structure. Then in the pipeline I have following dataset created. "type": "...
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SQL backup to URL failures on Azure Storage

I have been using SQL Backup to URL to backup databases in the range of 100-400 GBs on SQL Server 2012 SP3. Intermittent failures have become increasingly common that I am now experiencing a failure ...
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Backing up databases on SQL Server hosted in Windows Azure VM

One of the clients at my workplace asked me to find out information on what would be the best possible or recommended approach to run maintenance jobs such as backup job for a SQL Server 2016 hosted ...
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copy backup from azure blob

has anyone a sql script that allow us copy the last full backup files from azure blob container to an ftp server or simply to the machine from which we run the script (sql server machine)? Thanks in ...
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Database Technology for Large Scale Logging [closed]

I am stuck looking for a suitable database technology to suit our application. I am stuck between going cloud-based or keeping it local. Scenario: We have a service that receives a log stream for ...
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Backup to Azure Storage Container: Shared Access Signature the only way?

RESTORE FILELISTONLY FROM URL = '' WITH CREDENTIAL = '' fails in SQL Server 2016. Copied script from SQL Server 2012 environment, successfully restoring from Azure Storage Container, with create ...
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Developing an Azure Sql Database backup strategy

I know Azure databases are backed up and kept for a retention period, which I believe the default is 30 days. I'd like to come up with a plan to mimic our current strategy with a physical SQL Server ...
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Setup Managed Backup failure

I am trying to setup Managed Backup (in Azure SQL) using SQLServer 2014 (Ent 64bit) and it is failing. I have the credential created with Identity as the Storage account name and Password set with ...
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SSMS Crashes when attempting to restore DB from Azure URL

I'd previously been using the April 2016 version of SQL Server Management Studio with no issues, but have run into problems since updating to the GA June 2016 version of SSMS. When I try to restore a ...
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How to restore SQL Server database from Azure Blob?

I created a database (IaaS) from Azure marketplace (Windows server 2012 + SQL Server Web 2014). I Selected automatic backups to blob storage. Now I'm trying to do a test restore operation. I imported ...
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Managed backup to Azure does not delete backup after retention period

I did set up SQL Server managed backup for our databases. I did define retention days to 4, but i just checked the azure storage account where the managed backups are and found that there is still all ...
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RESTORE FROM URL dies during database recovery

Attempting to restore a small backup from the Azure BLOB RESTORE DATABASE MY_DATABASE FROM URL = 'https://somelocation.blob.core.windows.net/mydatabase.bak' WITH FILE=1 ,MOVE N'MY_DATABASE'TO N'D:\...