SQL Tips: Create SQL Job to backup database everyday


Today, I will make a backup manual database daily work by creating SQL Job.
First we have to install the SQL Server Agent SQL.
Set mode to run automatically when Windows startup.

Step 1.

- Setup SQL Server Agent
- Run Sql Server Agent services




Step 2.
- Create database: "Demo"
- Create store procedure jb_Backup_Database


-- =============================================
-- Author:  Phuong Nguyen
-- Create date: YYYY-MM-DD
-- Description: Backup database
-- =============================================
ALTER PROCEDURE [dbo].[jb_Backup_Database]
 
AS
BEGIN
 
 DECLARE @DBName  NVARCHAR(50) -- database name  
 DECLARE @BKPath  NVARCHAR(256) -- path for backup files  
 DECLARE @BKFileName NVARCHAR(256) -- filename for backup  
 DECLARE @BKFileDate NVARCHAR(20) -- used for file name

 -- Set dbname is current db
 SET @DBName  = DB_NAME()

 -- Database backup directory
 SET @BKPath  = 'C:\DB\Backup\'  
  
 -- Filename format
 SELECT @BKFileDate = CONVERT(NVARCHAR(20),getDate(),112) 
 SET @BKFileName = @BKPath + @DBName + '_' + @BKFileDate + '.BAK'  
 
 BACKUP DATABASE @DBName TO DISK = @BKFileName  

END

- Run proc to test result
exec jb_Backup_Database

Create backup file successful



Step 3. Create Job call store procedure

- Create Job with job name "jb_Backup_database_demo"


- Create Step for database "Demo" with command: exec jb_Backup_Database

- Schedule Job

After create job, enable job.

You can run job to test result.

SQL Script:
USE [msdb]
GO

/****** Object:  Job [jb_Backup_database_demo]    Script Date: 6/28/2015 4:18:14 PM ******/
BEGIN TRANSACTION
DECLARE @ReturnCode INT
SELECT @ReturnCode = 0
/****** Object:  JobCategory [[Uncategorized (Local)]]]    Script Date: 6/28/2015 4:18:14 PM ******/
IF NOT EXISTS (SELECT name FROM msdb.dbo.syscategories WHERE name=N'[Uncategorized (Local)]' AND category_class=1)
BEGIN
EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_category @class=N'JOB', @type=N'LOCAL', @name=N'[Uncategorized (Local)]'
IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback

END

DECLARE @jobId BINARY(16)
EXEC @ReturnCode =  msdb.dbo.sp_add_job @job_name=N'jb_Backup_database_demo', 
  @enabled=1, 
  @notify_level_eventlog=0, 
  @notify_level_email=0, 
  @notify_level_netsend=0, 
  @notify_level_page=0, 
  @delete_level=0, 
  @description=N'No description available.', 
  @category_name=N'[Uncategorized (Local)]', 
  @owner_login_name=N'sa', @job_id = @jobId OUTPUT
IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback
/****** Object:  Step [RunBackupDemo]    Script Date: 6/28/2015 4:18:15 PM ******/
EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobstep @job_id=@jobId, @step_name=N'RunBackupDemo', 
  @step_id=1, 
  @cmdexec_success_code=0, 
  @on_success_action=1, 
  @on_success_step_id=0, 
  @on_fail_action=2, 
  @on_fail_step_id=0, 
  @retry_attempts=0, 
  @retry_interval=0, 
  @os_run_priority=0, @subsystem=N'TSQL', 
  @command=N'exec jb_Backup_Database', 
  @database_name=N'Demo', 
  @flags=0
IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback
EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_update_job @job_id = @jobId, @start_step_id = 1
IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback
EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobschedule @job_id=@jobId, @name=N'Everyday', 
  @enabled=1, 
  @freq_type=4, 
  @freq_interval=1, 
  @freq_subday_type=1, 
  @freq_subday_interval=0, 
  @freq_relative_interval=0, 
  @freq_recurrence_factor=0, 
  @active_start_date=20150627, 
  @active_end_date=99991231, 
  @active_start_time=234700, 
  @active_end_time=235959, 
  @schedule_uid=N'624f7aee-128d-403b-8037-4bde1c1a792d'
IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback
EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobserver @job_id = @jobId, @server_name = N'(local)'
IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback
COMMIT TRANSACTION
GOTO EndSave
QuitWithRollback:
    IF (@@TRANCOUNT > 0) ROLLBACK TRANSACTION
EndSave:

GO

You are created Job to backup database everyday.

Good luck


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