Backup storage consumption on Managed Instance explained


Automated backups on Managed Instance

 

Database backups are an essential part of any business continuity and disaster recovery strategy because they protect your data from accidental corruption or deletion. Azure SQL Managed Instance automatically creates the database backups that are kept for the duration of the configured retention period (1-35 days for active databases, and 0-35 days for deleted databases). With the PITR (Point In Time Restore) functionality, it is possible to restore your database at any given point in time within the retention period, and with one minute granularity, providing you with safe net from accidental data deletion or