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Backing Up and Restoring How-to Topics (SQL Server Management Studio)

The backup and restore component of Microsoft SQL Server provides an essential safeguard to help protect critical data that is stored in SQL Server databases. The topics in this section explain how to use SQL Server Management Studio to create and restore databases, differential databases, transaction logs, and file and filegroup backups. However, for partial or copy-only backups, you must use the Transact-SQL BACKUP statement with the PARTIAL or COPY_ONLY option, respectively.

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Backup How-to Topics

Restore How-to Topics