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Protecting Your Data : Backup Strategies : Creating a backup schedule
 

Creating a backup schedule

The backup schedule is a fundamental part of the recovery plan. It determines how frequently you must perform backups, assigns responsibility for making backups, and serves as a record of when backups are performed.
Ideally, you should perform a full backup of the database every day. However, depending on availability requirements and your recovery plan, a less frequent full backup and frequent incremental backups might be sufficient.
Several considerations impact the backup schedule:
*Database integrity
*Database size
*Time
*Unscheduled backups
* Database integrity
* Database size
* Time
* Unscheduled backups