Microsoft SQL Databases

Simpler data protection for your SQL databases

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Running Mission-Critical Workloads on SQL Simplified

You trust SQL with your mission-critical workloads. We make sure you can always get to them later. Protect the data in SQL workloads while meeting business continuity and compliance requirements with Cohesity's fast, software-defined, web-scale solution for reliable SQL data protection.


Ensure you get more than partial backup operations protection for your SQL data. A multi-step sequence, SQL restore, and recovery has nuances because of its high-availability design. Conventional Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS) can’t deliver the comprehensive protection for your SQL databases that you deserve without a clear understanding of how the VSS writer works with your backup system. Cohesity’s hyperconverged solution delivers the deep integration you need to simplify SQL protection

Native Integration

Perform SQL Server native backups and improve backup performance with Cohesity Cluster VIPs, helping you meet demanding SLAs for large databases through native integration.

Easy Restores

Stress less with easy restores using Cohesity DataProtect for SQL. Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster instance user databases can be recovered using Instant Mount Volumes or Recover SQL.

Protection Policies

Define policies based around data protection requirements that can be shared across protection jobs.


Overcome data management obstacles by streamlining procedures with Cohesity’s DataPlatform. Take advantage of Cohesity's native integration with SQL for comprehensive, scale-out, and flexible data protection that consolidates all secondary storage and data services into a single, efficient solution. Gain a faster way to backup and restore SQL user databases, eliminating complexity and lowering RPOs.

Single, Hyperconverged Solution

Radically simplify data protection without continuing to support legacy silos. Consolidate file and object services, gain instant access to test/dev copies and perform in-place searches and analytics—all on a software-defined platform that spans from the edge to the cloud.

Fast RPOs and RTOs

Enjoy any-point-in-time recovery of data and rely on always-hydrated snapshots for rapid recovery time objectives (RTOs). The scalable Cohesity DataPlatform supports NCDP (near-continuous data protection) for recovery point objectives (RPOs) that meet digital business demands.


Choose how you backup your Microsoft SQL databases with simple, full, and bulk-logged recovery models, reducing RPOs and RTOs while protecting your data and making it readily available. Determine the level of granularity that meets your data protection goals with the option to choose between Cohesity DataProtect or SQL native backups.

Test/Dev Support

Spin up clone database copies from backups to run test and dev environments. With Cohesity DataProtect, IT administrators get a web-scale solution that supports unlimited snapshots and clones with a distributed file system for consolidating backup storage, files, objects, test/dev copies and in-place analytics.

Compliance Controls

Set snapshot frequency and retention rules based on the needs and/or government or industry mandates required of your enterprise. Dramatically reduce physical storage usage with global deduplication, compression, and snapshots.

Cost Controls

Automatically leverage Cohesity’s quality-of-service policy for optimal data tiering. Use global deduplication and compression to reduce secondary data consumption and the storage footprint in your data center.


Get all of the advantages of cloud cost and scale with Cohesity’s cloud-native architecture. Stay in control of your secondary SQL data while meeting long-term retention and compliance requirements.

Always Available

Scale performance and capacity of your distributed platform for secondary data linearly by simply adding nodes, eliminating the need for forklift upgrades.

Cloud-Native Integration

Integrate with Amazon Cloud Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure for long-term archival and data tiering.

Lower TCO

Enjoy pay-as-you-grow expandability, reducing the need to over-provision.

Before Cohesity, data protection was fragmented across legacy backup, primary storage snapshots, and replication, with long and difficult backup windows and restores. Cohesity DataPlatform simplifies our environment with a single solution and we’re looking at consolidating our files and migrating all our SQL database protection to Cohesity.

— James Oryszczyn, Director of Security and Network Services, Quarles & Brady LLP

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