SQLsafe 4.9 is a high-performance backup and recovery solution that offers increased application and business availability for your critical SQL Server infrastructure.
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Idera's SQLsafe 4.9 uses updated technologies and algorithms to reduce database backup time by up to 50% over native backups and reduce backup disk space requirements by up to 95%.
The product is equipped with IntelliCompress technology, which continually samples data contained on your server and chooses from among 20 different approaches the best compression method for your data.
Figure 1: A screenshot of SQLsafe 4.9.
SQLsafe 4.9 also enables a complete automated backup of the entire SQL Server infrastructure while ensuring compliance with an organization's backup and recovery policies. It also eliminates risk and increases performance by running as a separate process outside of the SQL Server process space.
SQLsafe 4.9's features include:
- Automatically groomed historical backup and restore data stored in the SQLsafe repository and enhanced repository performance for quicker status processing and reporting in large enterprise deployments.
- Advanced compression, disk writing and multi-threading technologies that dramatically increase the speed of backup execution. Reducing backup time increases the available window for you to perform other critical SQL Server maintenance activities.
- Compliance with corporate backup policies, which is insured by the offer of unique policy-based backup management. This enables DBAs to define and automate a backup schedule across multiple servers and databases.
- IntelliRestore graphical point-in-time recovery, a new feature that allows DBAs to use a sliding time scale to select a recovery point. From there, SQLsafe automatically assembles all the backup components necessary to restore the database to the specified point in time. SQLsafe can also perform table level recovery from a SQLsafe backup file.
System requirements: Windows 2000 (SP3 and higher) to Windows 2008 or Windows Vista; Windows Server 2003 SP1 (x64, Itanium 2); Microsoft .NET 2.0; SQL Server 7.0 SP4, MSDE 2000 SP4, SQL Server 2000 SP4 (32- and 64-bit), SQL Server 2005 SP1 (32- and 64-bit), SQL Server 2005 Express, SQL Server 2008; TSM Client version 5.2.2 through 5.5, TSM Server version 5.2 and higher.
Pricing: $1,195 per SQL Server.