Fine tuning backup storage costs on Managed Instance


In the previous article, we have explained how automated backups on Managed Instance work, how are backups piling up, how you can cause backup pile up and associated costs for excess backup storage. In this article you will learn how to optimize excess backup storage costs.

 

Fine tuning backup storage costs on Managed Instance

 

To reduce the billing charges for excess usage of the backup storage space beyond the free backup storage space provided, you can control the backup consumption using these three general approaches:

 

Optimize database backup retention period Use less expensive storage type Optimize your apps