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SQL Backup & Recovery

Our SQL backup and recovery consultancy services ensure that your backup strategy is optimally designed to minimise data loss and service outage, even after serious failures.

We also design, implement and test optimal solutions for SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery, heeding budgetary factors, technical constraints and business requirements. See our SQL Disaster Recovery page for further details.

Backup and Recovery consultancy

Data is a valuable asset. We implement solutions to maximise uptime and minimise data loss in the event of system failure, physical corruption and logical corruption.

Our backup and recovery consultancy services include:

  • Review business and technical requirements including Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO), and recommend suitable SQL Server backup solutions within a detailed technical report
  • Assess suitability of existing SQL Server backup strategies
  • Implement SQL Server backups
  • Monitor SQL Server backups and act upon exceptions/failures
  • Perform and document SQL database recovery tests
  • Perform SQL database clones, or implement automated cloning processes

We have extensive knowledge of native SQL Server backup and restore components, SAN replication and third party backup products.

We can also recommend suitable High Availability and Disaster Recovery measures to complement your backup and recovery strategy. See our SQL Disaster Recovery page for further details.

Frequently Asked Questions

We can implement whichever backup strategy best suits your needs and wishes. This may incorporate native SQL Server backup components, third party backup products with or without Microsoft SQL plug-ins, or bespoke backups via custom scripts, We can also advise you on Disaster Recovery considerations.
No. The vast number of possible SQL recovery scenarios makes this a huge task. We can however document most commonly performed recoveries on request.
Yes. We provide four weeks of free remote support for backups deployed.
We typically write up the tasks performed within one week of our site visit. You are guaranteed to have a copy of the documentation within two weeks of work completion.
Yes. We can rebadge our services, or can pay a one-off commission.
We have been advising our clients on best backup and recovery strategies since 1996, and have successfully performed countless recoveries in that time. References are available on request.
We invoice after work has been completed and you are in possession of our documentation. Payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date.

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