SQL Server Backup to Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage

backblaze logoWith SQLBackupAndFTP you can schedule automatic SQL Server backups and send them to Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage just in a few clicks. Backblaze B2 offers affordable pricing for storing your backups: just $0.005/Gb for storage and $0.02/Gb for download. This is about 3 times cheaper than to store in Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud.

You are only 3 steps away from sending your SQL Server backups to B2 Cloud Storage.

1. Connect SQLBackupAndFTP to your SQL Server

Download SQLBackupAndFTP, start the application, and connect it to your SQL Server:backblaze: connect to sql server

then select databases for backup:backblaze: select sql database

2. Connect to Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage

Select Backblaze B2 from the list of backup destinations:backblaze: select backup destination

and type your B2 credentials in:

backblaze connection

If you don’t have a B2 account you can sign up here. Then go to the “Buckets” section and click the “Show Account ID and Application Key” link to get necessary information:backblaze bucket info

3. Schedule automatic backups

Now you can create a backup and send it to B2 right away (“Run Now”) or schedule it to be started automatically:   backblaze: schedule sql server backupsOptionally, you can also setup email confirmations on successful/failed backups.

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