This server had 4 local drives, each with a tempdb data file but with enough free space to hold the striped backup. The striped backup to the four local drives took only 7 minutes. This was followed by two hours of copying the files over the network, but there was no lingering backup process slowing down SQL Server.Author: Thomas Larock.
Mar 12, 2009 · Create a file level SQL Server backup. This command uses the "WITH FILE" option to specify a file backup. You need to specify the logical filename within the database which can be obtained by using the command sp_helpdb 'databaseName', specifying the name of your database.Author: Greg Robidoux.
Sep 03, 2013 · SQL Server – How to Perform Striped Database Backup & Restore Using T-SQL Command September 3, 2013 by Suresh Raavi Even though there are more pros than cons, Striping database backups are often overlooked by many DBAs.
Nov 17, 2017 · For syntax and general information about backup statements, see BACKUP SQL Server Backup to URL Using Maintenance Plan Wizard. To create a striped backup set, a SQL Server file-snapshot backup, or a SQL credential using Shared Access token, you must use Transact-SQL, Powershell or C# rather than the Backup task in Maintenance Plan.