Syncing your SQL Server database backups to an AWS S3 bucket


Introduction

« Sometimes » just having all the database backups in one place is not enough. In fact, most of the time, putting all the eggs in one basket is a bad idea. You want to have some piece of mind that during the time of crisis, all your database backups are restorable. This is probably why many companies offered offsite backup services before the public cloud became so popular. While the public cloud changed a lot of things, the need for offsite storage is still there. This article is going to discuss how to send a copy of your SQL Server