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SQL Server 2014 with PowerShell v5 Cookbook by Donabel Santos

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Backing up database to Azure Blob storage

In this recipe we will back up a local database to Azure.

Getting ready

Before we can back up our databases to Microsoft Azure Blob storage, there are a few things that need to be in place.

  1. First, your Azure storage needs to be set up.
    Getting ready
  2. Second, you need to have a container.
    Getting ready
  3. Third, you need to know what your Azure storage access keys are. You can get them from your Azure storage page. The link should be at the bottom of the storage page screen, as shown in the following screenshot:

How to do it...

The steps to back ...

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