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SA0200 : Backup to tape syntax is deprecated

The topic describes the SA0200 analysis rule.

Message

Backup to tape syntax is deprecated

Description

The rule checks T-SQL code and reports usages of the deprecated BACKUP { DATABASE | LOG } TO TAPE syntax.

It is recommended to use BACKUP { DATABASE | LOG } TO DISK syntax instead.

Scope

The rule has a Batch scope and is applied only on the SQL script.

Parameters

Rule has no parameters.

Remarks

The rule does not need Analysis Context or SQL Connection.

Categories

New Rules, Deprecated Features

Additional Information
Example Test Script
SQL
 1BACKUP DATABASE AdventureWorks2012  
 2TO TAPE = '\\.\tape0', TAPE = '\\.\tape1'  
 3MIRROR TO TAPE = '\\.\tape2', TAPE = '\\.\tape3'  
 4WITH  
 5   FORMAT,  
 6   MEDIANAME = 'AdventureWorksSet1'; 
 7
 8
 9BACKUP DATABASE AdventureWorks2012 TO TAPE  ='\\.\tape0'  
10BACKUP LOG AdventureWorks2012 TO TAPE ='\\.\tape0'

Analysis Results

 MessageLineColumn
1SA0200 : Backup to tape syntax is deprecated.23
2SA0200 : Backup to tape syntax is deprecated.223
3SA0200 : Backup to tape syntax is deprecated.938
4SA0200 : Backup to tape syntax is deprecated.1033
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