MS SQL Server support. Basic support of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
This article applies to:
- Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 Update 1
Single-pass backup of Microsoft SQL Server data:
- Use a single solution and a single backup plan for both disaster recovery and data protection purposes.
- Back up a machine and recover disks, volumes, files, or MS SQL databases.
- Recover MS SQL databases directly to a running MS SQL Server instance, or extract them as files onto a file system.
- Truncate MS SQL Server logs after a backup.
- Use any backup destination including Acronis Cloud.
- MS SQL Server 2012 is supported, as well as the previous MS SQL Server versions.
For detailed instructions see Web Help: Protecting Microsoft SQL Server with single-pass backup.
Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 support:
- Install Agent for Windows, Agent for SQL (single-pass), and management components in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
- Boot a machine that uses UEFI Secure Boot into bootable media based on WinPE 4.0 or Linux-based bootable media.
- Back up and recover (without resizing) volumes that have the ReFS file system or any data on these volumes.
- Back up storage spaces and recover them to the original location, to different storage spaces or as ordinary disks.
- Back up and recover (at a disk level) volumes where the Data Deduplication feature is enabled.
New virtualization platforms support:
- Back up and recover with Agent for ESX(i): VMware vSphere 5.1.
- Back up and recover with Agent for Hyper-V: Hyper-V 3.0.
- Back up and recover from inside a guest system: Oracle VM Server 3.0, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1.
Support for Oracle Linux 5.x, 6.x – both Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel and Red Hat Compatible Kernel.
See also Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5.
Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5: New Features and Enhancements - release build
Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 Update 2: New Features
Acronis Backup: New Features and Enhancements - Update 3, current state