If you are using GoldMine Corporate or GoldMine Premium Editions, there are times when you will need to backup the GoldMine database manually. This is done through the MS SQL Server Management Studio wherever SQL Server is installed, and usually where your GoldMine is installed as well. SQL Server, which is GoldMine’s database engine, is usually configured with a management job to backup your GoldMine data on a regular nightly basis. However, if you are about to make some changes to GoldMine and you want to be able to restore to a previous state if things go sideways, you need to be able to make a backup.
Here is a great short video that shows how to perform a manual backup of GoldMine data through the SQL Server MS. Here it is: