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How to backup and restore in Sharepoint

SharePoint has always offered good backup and restore facilities but the 2010 version provides more versatile options with the option to backup and restore farms as well as web applications and, take granular backups.
1.From your All Programs menu launch Microsoft SharePoint 2010 products 2.Select SharePoint 2010 Central Administration
Ensure that the SharePoint 2010 Timer and SharePoint 2010 Administration windows services are running.
3.On the left menu of the tool, select the Backup and Restore link
Here you will see two sections:  Farm Backup and Restore and Granular Backup
Farm Backup and Restore:  enables the backup of SharePoint farm and web applications for restoration when required. 
Backup a.Select Perform a backup b.Choose whether you want to backup an entire farm or an individual web application or component c.Define the backup type: ·Full backup – this is recommended if your database is relatively small in size to make restoration easier. ·Differential backup – this can only be …