How to use SQribe

SQribe can be used by software developers, database administrators, and other IT professionals, to backup, restore, and archive local and remote Microsoft SQL Server database schemas and data.

The following videos will help you to understand what SQribe is, and how to use it in some common scenarios.

SQribe overview

This short video describes SQribe's key features, installation, and covers topics like licensing and typical usage scenarios.

If you're going to watch just one video to learn about SQribe, this is the one.

Backup a database

Now we get to the fun stuff. In this video we dive into performing a database backup.

Some of the topics covered include the backup process itself, command options, and setting up a script file to run the same backup job more easily. We'll also cover creation of backup defaults, and simple strategies for using SQribe in your development workflow.

Restore a database

After covering the backup process and options, we now cover database restoration. Though many of the aspects of backup are similar, there are some key differences.

So in this video we'll briefly cover the command options, create a script file, and generally repeat what we discussed in the backup video. We'll also dive into some of the special features of restore mode, like table protection.