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Determine if BACKUP COMPRESSION is available

By Mark Cook,

This script can be used to execute your backups if you store your backup scripts on a central location. We do this in order to only maintain one copy of the code. However, we have multiple versions and editions of SQL Server in our environment. I want to use Backup Compression on those servers where it is available. The script will determine if Backup Compression is available and build the BACKUP DATABASE command accordingly. I hope you find it useful.

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