Get Started: SQL Backup Database Statement

In This Article, You Will Know About SQL Backup Database.

Before moving ahead, let’s know a bit about the SQL Create Database.

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SQL Backup Database Statement

The SQL BACKUP DATABASE is used to back up the entire SQL database.

Syntax

				
					BACKUP DATABASE data_base_name
TO DISK = 'FILE_PATH';
				
			

Example: Use the “SQL BACKUP DATABASE” statement to create a full backup.

				
					BACKUP DATABASE my_first_database
TO DISK = 'ENTER THE FILE_PATH';
				
			

SQL Backup With Differential Statement

The “SQL BACKUP WITH DIFFERENTIAL” statement is used to back up only those data that changed after the last full backup.

				
					BACKUP DATABASE data_base_name
TO DISK = 'FILE_PATH'
WITH DIFFERENTIAL;
				
			

Example: Use the “SQL BACKUP DATABASE” statement to create a full backup.

				
					BACKUP DATABASE my_first_database
TO DISK = 'ENTER THE FILE_PATH'
WITH DIFFERENTIAL;
				
			

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