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Hi really I can not get what is back up for ? would you please help me? thanks

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What version/type of sql server? And are you asking about what is a backup for? –  NinjaCat Jul 31 '10 at 7:23
    
its like if this question of yours gets closed, you have google for backup. –  Zaki Jul 31 '10 at 7:31
    
I want to know that If I backup a file then can i use it any time or not? and if I change my database , the values that was inserted to that file will change or not? –  Johanna Jul 31 '10 at 7:35

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Transfer the mdf/ldf files to an off site data storage facility or external harddrive.

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Your server, SAN and building burns to the ground.

Your data goes to the great server room in the sky.

Quickly followed by your job.

Discuss.

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