The backup methodology and configuration is dependent on the database vendor. SAP only develops and supports tools for Oracle databases. These tools are explained in detail at
You will have to look at the backup/recovery documentation from IBM for DB2 and Informix and the documentation from Microsoft for SQL-Server.
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