Different backup sources support different metrics and features, including the minimum backup granularity, minimum backup cycle, maximum retention period, and real-time backup. This topic provides an overview of the metrics and features that each backup source supports.

Type Backup source Minimum backup granularity Minimum backup cycle Maximum retention period Real-time backup Remote backup Account permission isolation
Backup of on-premises data to the cloud File File Hour Permanent Not supported Supported Supported
NAS File Hour Permanent Not supported Supported Supported
VMware Virtual machine Hour 999 years Not supported Not supported Supported
SQL Server Database Hour

Minute (for logs)

Permanent Not supported Supported Supported
Cloud backup MySQL Instance Hour 999 years Supported Not supported Supported
Oracle Tables Hour 999 years Supported Not supported Supported
SQL Server Database Hour

Minute (for logs)

999 years Not supported Not supported Supported
SAP HANA Database Hour

Minute (for logs)

Permanent Not supported Supported Supported
File File Hour Permanent Not supported Supported Supported
NAS File Day Permanent Not supported Supported Supported
OSS Prefix Day Permanent Not supported Supported Supported

Hybrid Backup Recovery (HBR) allows you to configure different backup or recovery permissions for different accounts. For more information, see Manage user permissions.