You can use the Commvault software to back up and restore Sybase databases.


Data You Can Back Up

  • Individual database groups

  • Sybase system databases

  • Sybase user databases

  • Sybase databases (data and logs)

Data You Cannot Back Up

You can use a file server to back up the following content, which is not included in backups of Sybase databases:

  • Sybase application files

  • Operating system data

Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups

  • Transaction log backups

  • Cumulative incremental backups

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server plan that you assign manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time


Data You Can Restore

  • Entire Instance

  • Individual databases

Backups You Can Use for Restores

  • The most recent backup: For example, restore the most recent backup to its original location

  • A backup from a specific date: For example, restore data to a point in time before it became unusable

  • Backups from a date range: For example, restore data that was accidentally deleted

Destinations You Can Restore To

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different server or instance (out of place)

  • Disk files

Automatic Discovery of Applications

You can use the Auto discover applications option to automatically find Sybase databases in your environment and install software to back up the Sybase databases. For more information, see Automatic Discovery of Applications.