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In recent months, I have worked with my peer and colleague MVP Adin Ermien (@AdinErmie) something special for you.

We wanted to bring in a new resource from Microsoft Azure backup a platform for a community that is complete, comprehensive, concise and free. We wanted to share a copy of this Whitepaper so you can start digging Azure backup service in Microsoft Azure.

In a nutshell, Azure backup is an Azure-based service that you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft cloud service. Azure Backup replaces your current on-premises or off-site backup solution with a reliable, secure, and cost-effective cloud-based solution.

About the authors

Charbel Nemnom | @CharbelNemnom
Adin Ermie | @AdinErmie

This publication is written by Adin Ermie and Charbel Nemnom which describes Azure Backup as a platform in the Microsoft Azure public cloud.

This credential was written to explore Azure Backup in a deeper way, diving into the details of how things work, and helping people understand where it differs from what we traditionally did in the world of backup.

  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Component specification
    • Azure Backup (MARS) Agent
    • Cache location agent
    • Arch of return services
    • Underlying storage
    • Disk failure
    • Data transmission, compression and encryption
    • Data transmission
    • Compression
    • Encryption
    • Azure backup encryption key
  • Part 3: How backups work
    • Traditional methods
    • Azure backup methods
    • Full, Differential and Incremental (Extended)
    • Restore functions

This is the second publication I will participate in as an author.

You can download it for free TechNet Gallery GitHub here.

As always, comments, questions or errors in this White Paper are welcome and encouraged.

I really hope you enjoy it.

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If you have any questions or feedback, please leave a comment.

-Charbel Nemnom-

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