ApexSQL Backup 2015 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Backup 2015 has been released

Type: Initial release

About ApexSQL Backup: ApexSQL Backup is a tool that enables managing and automating backup jobs while preserving the backup chain for easy point-in-time restoration (database rollback). In addition, it offers automation of backup, restore, and log shipping jobs, stores details of all backup activities and enables easy cross server backup management and maintenance. ApexSQL Backup offers instant backup creation, as well as instant backup restoration, and backup security is enhanced by automatically performing backup verification. All captured metric values and backup activities are automatically stored in a central database repository – a single SQL Server database which provides easy maintenance.

For more information, visit the ApexSQL Backup product page.

About this release:


  • Support for all backup options including:
    • Full, differential, transaction log, copy-only, files and filegroups backups
    • Mirroring and split backup files support
    • Backup to a network destination
    • Native compression and native encryption
    • Automatic backup naming schemes (based on a date, type, location…)
    • Full support for backup scheduling
  • Full support for restore scheduling
  • Full support for log shipping
  • Easy to use GUI
  • Email notification when failures occur

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Release notes

March 25, 2015