MGT1981 wrote:To my knowledge (and i could be wrong here) Veeam cannot back up non VM based Azure SQL instances
Backing up the SQL instance would need a backup from the source. This isn't unthinkable, but due security/etc improbable. Restoring would be the real challenge.
Option 2 is for Veeam to create a 'legacy type' backup mechanism... erm....nah thanks
With the acquisition of N2WS anything is possible in regards of Azure backup.
I'm soon to check what they can do on Amazon.