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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 3, 2021

Support TDP for MSSQl running on Linux

MS is now supporting MS-SQL running on Linux. It would be nice to do a backup of that too.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 4, 2021

    This request may not be delivered within the release currently under development, but the theme is aligned with the current multi-year strategy. IBM may consider and evaluate any RFE Community feedback for this request through activities such as voting. IBM will update this request in the future.

  • Guest
    Nov 4, 2021

    This is possible today by installing the SPFS solution on your server.

    SPFS - is a file system for Spectrum Protect
    With SPFS it is possible to mount your Spectrum Protect filespace anywhere on your server, and backup anything with Spectrum Protect
    All operations that goes via this mount point are translated directly to Spectrum Protect Client API calls , so nothing is cached locally

    easy to use
    everyone knows how to use a file system, right?

    Just mount the filesystem
    # mount -t spfs /backup

    And backup your SQL Server data using normal SQL Server commands, such as:
    SQL> BACKUP DATABASE mydb TO '/backup/mydb.dmp';

    Regards Tomas