How to Backup SQL Server to Google Drive

Backup SQL Server to Google Drive Since Google provides quite cheap storage and good interface it would be great to backup your Sql Backups to Google Drive, wouldn’t it? But making SQL Server backups directly to Google Drive regularly with the help of T-SQL Commands isn’t that easy as it may look at first. Anyway, it is really easy if you are using SQLBackupAndFTP.

How to Backup SQL Server to Google Drive

Follow these simple steps to create SQLBackupAndFTP database backup job which will make scheduled backups and store them to Google Drive.

  1. After you have connected to your SQL Server click the gear button at the “Select Databases” section to select databases you need to backup. Backup SQL Server to Google Drive (select databases)
  2. Click the plus button at the “Store backups in selected destinations” section and select Google Drive How to Backup SQL Server to Google Drive (destination place)
     Click “Authorize” to open the browser and allow SQLBackupAndFTP to access Google Drive. How to Backup SQL Server to Google Drive (Connect)
    Enter your Authorization Code and then click “OK” How to Backup SQL Server to Google Drive (Code)
    Specify a folder on your Google Drive and press “Test” to check your settings, then click “Save & Close” to apply new settings. How to Backup SQL Server to Google Drive (Test)
  3. Turn on “Schedule backups” option and press the gear button to set up the backup schedule you need and press “Save & Close”How to Backup SQL Server to Google Drive (Schedule)
  4. Your backup job will be saved and run automatically. If you need to make a backup immediately click “Run Now”. How to Backup SQL Server to Google Drive (Run now)

That is all. Now all SQL Server database backups will be performed according to the schedule. You can find all backups in the specified folder on Google Drive.

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