With the credentials saved we are now ready to take a backup of the database. Below screenshot shows how to backup using the GUI or the script .
BACKUP DATABASE [madworks]
TO URL = N'https://ebsclouddbstore.blob.core.windows.net/mssqlbackups/madworks_backup_2015_01_08_211215.bak'
WITH CREDENTIAL = N'Azureblobbackups' , NOFORMAT, NOINIT,
NAME = N'madworks-Full Database Backup', NOSKIP, NOREWIND, NOUNLOAD, STATS = 10
And that is all there is to taking backups in the next part we perform a restore.
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