Giddyup. SQL Server Backups straight to Azure baked into SQL 2014 but also available for the rest of us


SQL Server 2014 comes with the ability to backup to Azure, out of the box. Step-by-step instructions are one click away. And full details can be found here.

Cool, but what about the rest of us?



Fret not little one. Microsoft wants you in the cloud, as your digital landlord collecting rent. So, for all other versions of SQL, there is the “Microsoft SQL Server Backup to Microsoft Windows Azure Tool“. Whew, say that 5 times fast!