Azure VM Snapshot VS Backup

Azure VM Snapshot VS Backup

This Azure article will discuss the key differences between Azure VM Snapshot and Backup.

Azure VM Snapshot VS Backup

Well, let’s discuss the key differences between Azure VM Snapshot and Backup

Azure VM SnapshotBackup
Azure VM Snapshot is nothing but a complete copy of a managed disk.Azure Backup uses a recovery service volt internally to store the data.
In the case of Azure VM Snapshot, direct restoration is not possible. You need to use the snapshot to create the OS Disk, and then you need to use the OS Disk to create a new Virtual machine.If you are using Azure Backup, then you can able to restore the VM directly.

If you are required to back up your Virtual Machine, you can check out Azure VM Backup Pricing details now.

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This Azure article discussed the key differences between Azure Snapshot and Backup. Thanks for reading this article !!!