Will Scheduled Backup Work When Manual Backup is Running

If i scheduled differential backup for every one hour and suppose i take full backup at 6.59pm, Will the schedule backup work ?

Can any one tell please ?
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asked Nov 21, 2012 at 06:17 AM in Default

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Schedule differential backup will execute on schedule time but if manual backup is running then differential backup will wait to finish full backup and then only differential backup will complete. So please make sure to use COPY_ONLY option in manual backup otherwise your backup chain will be broken.
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answered Nov 21, 2012 at 08:27 AM

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Ok Sure. Thanks for your answer :)
Nov 21, 2012 at 08:28 AM vSuresh31
Can you tell me why i can't change the recovery model for tempdb ?
Nov 21, 2012 at 08:33 AM vSuresh31

As per the documentation: "Backup and restores are not allowed on TempDB".

This is because it is just meant for temporary storage (backups and temporary don't go together). So if you need to back it up you are doing something wrong. In other words, Microsoft is trying to prevent mistakes.

Please check the document for other restriction-

Nov 21, 2012 at 08:42 AM Amardeep
Thanks again for your answer:)
Nov 21, 2012 at 08:44 AM vSuresh31
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Yes it will run ,
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answered Nov 21, 2012 at 06:58 AM

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If the manual backup take 1 hr to complete, will the schedule differential backup run after complete manual backup ?
Nov 21, 2012 at 07:01 AM vSuresh31
Yes,schedule differential backup process will start on schedule time but will wait till manual full backup finish.
Nov 21, 2012 at 08:30 AM Amardeep
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