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Andy, CloudBerry Lab

Want to learn another way to backup the data to Azure? Try CloudBerry Backup. It is powered by Azure Blob Storage. Unlike other vendors we have one time fee and no recurring charges. Besides, there is no proprietary data format and you can access your data using other Azure tools.

Andy, CloudBerry Lab

BTW - we would be happy to grant you a free license if you consider to review CloudBerry Backup on your blog. Sorry for such a comment but we didn't find the contact form.


Hi Christian,

nice script, thx for sharing.
Do you also have experience with restoring such a backup?



@Andy: As I can see your program is build to backup blob storage data but not SQL Azure databases. Correct if I'm wrong. If not, are you also planing to develop a SQL Azure backup and recovery system?


Hi Christian,
When I specify the SaveToBlobStorage parameter with the required details, I get error "The input is not a valid Base-64 string as it contains a non-base 64 character, more than two padding characters, or a non-white space character among the padding characters."
Any idea on this?

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