Backing up SQL Server 2008 databases to a tape drive

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I am running Sql Server 2008 and I need to know how to make backups of the database onto a tape drive. How do I do this?

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You’ll need to install the drive in the server, and configure a backup device pointing to the tape drive. Then use the BACKUP DATABASE command to backup to the backup device.

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