Where Azure PostgreSQL Backup with geo-redundant active, would be located?

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2021-09-15T12:39:54.903+00:00

We have an Azure postgreSQL server located in norway-east with active geo-redundant-backup . We are wondering if this backup would be located inside Norway in the other region which is norway-west or would the backup be stored in another country?

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  1. Anurag Sharma 17,581 Reputation points
    2021-09-15T12:58:46.01+00:00

    Hi @FarrokhniaMina-9862, welcome to Microsoft Q&A forum.

    As per the below article, "When the backups are stored in geo-redundant backup storage, they are not only stored within the region in which your server is hosted, but are also replicated to a paired data center. This provides better protection and ability to restore your server in a different region in the event of a disaster. The Basic tier only offers locally redundant backup storage."

    Backup redundancy options

    So in case of geo-redundancy, backups are stored in a paired data center. For Norway East the paired region is Norway West and other way round as well.

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    More details: Azure Regional Pairs

    Please let us know if this helps or else we can discuss further.

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