Announcing the General Availability of SQL Safe Backup 8.5.2

by Aug 2, 2019

We are pleased to announce the general availability of SQL Safe Backup 8.5.2. Existing users may upgrade to this version through the IDERA Customer Portal. New users may download the trial version from the IDERA website.

IDERA SQL Safe Backup provides a mission-critical backup and recovery solution for Microsoft SQL Server. For restore operations, SQL Safe Backup brings SQL Server databases back online faster than any solution in the market. SQL Safe Backup saves money by reducing database backup times by up to 50% over native backups and reducing backup disk space requirements by up to 95%. SQL Safe Backup also enables complete "hands-free" automated backups of your entire SQL Server infrastructure and ensures compliance with your organization's backup and recovery policies. From implementations with tens of SQL Servers to enterprises with hundreds of instances spread around the globe, SQL Safe Backup is the only SQL Server backup and recovery solution that scales to meet the challenge.

What's New in SQL Safe Backup 8.5.2

  •  Advanced Option for Registered Instances

    • Web Console UI Updates
      This release includes many visual enhancements and bug fixes to the web dashboard

    • Updates to connections to Agent Components
      These changes bring the web UI instance registration in line with the desktop console and allow customers to use advanced settings when registering a new instance which was previously only available through the desktop console.

  • Native Backup Format Support in Mgmt Console Wizard
    This is a new feature for the desktop console that was previously only available in the web UI.

  • Improve UX with Transaction Log Backup Operations
    These improvements will resolve some reported issues with the t-log backup process. 

This release also includes several bug fixes. For a detailed list of bug fixes, please review the release notes.

You may learn more about this release from the following resources: