Data loss is costly—it costs your company money and potentially customers, and you precious time. You need to be ready to restore your database backups quickly in the event of a disaster, whether it’s a natural disaster or a system failure. In order to do so, you need to know how to perform database backups correctly in the first place. But I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that. That’s why I’m providing you with a great hands-on video in which SQL Server expert Sean McCown shows you how to backup a database from the command line rather than SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).
Backup Basics in SQL Server