To create an application-aware backup of the SQL Server VM that enables you to restore the databases to the certain point in time or to specific transaction, you should set up a backup job with special application processing options, and enable SQL database transaction log handling. This section explains how such a job works, and provides recommendations on its configuration.
These explanations refer only to the case when transaction log backup is turned ON for SQL Server VM backup job; otherwise, application-specific options will be unavailable.
In This Section
- How It Works: SQL Server and Transaction Log Backup
- How It Works: SQL Server Database Restore
- How It Works: Mount Operations