Introduction to NetBackup for SQL Server
NetBackup for SQL Server extends the capabilities of NetBackup for Windows to include backing up and restoring SQL Server databases. These capabilities are provided for a Windows client using either a UNIX or Windows NetBackup master server.
NetBackup for SQL Server includes a client-based graphical user interface (GUI) program to perform various activities on SQL Server. These activities include:
Setting options for NetBackup for SQL Server operations.
Backing up, restoring and copying databases and database components, which include transaction logs, differentials, files and filegroups.
Starting NetBackup for SQL Server operations from batch files which you have created.
Monitoring NetBackup for SQL Server operations.
Microsoft SQL Server will be referred to as SQL Server. NetBackup for Microsoft SQL Server will be referred to as NetBackup for SQL Server.
This section describes the main features of NetBackup for SQL Server.
Full integration with the NetBackup master server and Media Manager.
Stream-based backup and restore of SQL Server objects to tape or disk using
SQL Server's high-speed virtual device interface.