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Understanding Backup and Restore Operations in SQL Server Docker Containers

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Understanding Backup and Restore Operations in SQL Server Docker Containers

In this article, we will discuss the concepts of database backup-and-restore operations on SQL Server Docker containers.

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In this article, we'll cover the concepts of database backup-and-restore operations using SQL Server Docker containers. This is certainly the era of containers era, and it is buzzing right now, so let's understand the importance of the backup-and-restore function on the databases on the Docker containers.

This article discusses the following topics:

  • Prerequisites
  • Initiate database backup
  • Copy the backup file to another container
  • Restore database
  • Pull SQL Server 2017 container images
  • Run SQL Server 2017 docker container image using docker run
  • Create the database 
  • Explain data persistence

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