Making copies of data which may be restored after a data loss event or to recover data from some earlier point in time.

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Old Data on SFTP [on hold]

There are several old files on an sftp of mine that date back to two years ago. These files are ingested into a MySQL database. I am wondering what to do with the old raw files. The reason I am asking ...
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Is it possible to backup stored routines and functions with Innobackupex?

I am running a few restore tests on my Dev and I've noticed that the stored routines are not being restored with the innobackupx. Is that something achievable ? Am I doing something wrong ? I am only ...
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Hyper V replication - vs - sql replication solutions

I need to establish an offsite copy of a number of production servers, including SQL server. Hyper V replication has been chosen as a simple solution (all servers are virtual). This is to supplement ...
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Can I use a script to restore multiple SQL databases from .bak files?

I'm migrating 100 plus SQL databases over to a new server in a new location. I have the maintenance plan in place to take full back ups and then a script to copy over the .bak files to a temp ...
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should I change mysql platform for higher innodb_buffer_pool_size?

Currently Im running a 160G MySQL database on Xampp (Windows). But Xampp has upper limit for innodb buffer pool size of 4G. My computer has 16G RAM. So if I want to make full use of resources, should ...
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SQL Server DB Backups WaitTypes

I am backing up a database to a network drive. I am seeing the below Wait types for the backup. I have also tried backing up to a local drive and same issue (though backup does run much quicker). ...
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Weekly SQL database backup failing

I have a weekly SQL database backup job that is failing. If I look at the end of the history of the job, I see the following messages: Executing query "USE [msdb] ".: 2% complete End Progress ...
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SQL Server 2008 backup script

I have a lot of SharePoint 2013 databases to backup and if update fail to restore, so I want to automate this operations. ALTER DATABASE [TEST_1] SET OFFLINE WITH ROLLBACK IMMEDIATE GO BACKUP ...
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Which database should be perfect for big Video Data [closed]

I have a lot of videos coming from different cameras at different locations. I want to store those in database. And my purpose is also to retrieve the past videos and show to the requester. And I want ...
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SEP File Exclusions - symantec [closed]

SEP Exclusions My organization is considering a commitment with centralized file / data protection and I am keen on reviewing the Symantec ENDPOINT protection. I have installed a trial and have found ...
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Restore Error event id 17066 and 3624 while restoring diff backup

I am getting the following error while restoring the Diff back up after restoring the Full backup in Norecovery mode. I am unable use dbcc checkdb as the database in restoring db.Issues happens only ...
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How can I create a copy of postgis db from one windows machine to another

I have postgres 9.3 database with postgis extension. I want to create a new database on different computer and import all the tables from the source database. In mssql it would be simple , just ...
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Backup internals - What happens when a backup job is running - in terms of locking and performance overhead in SQL Server?

For MySQL I know the database is backed up table by table in SQL Statements, this results in locking and if you update columns while backing up you might end up in integrity problems. To my ...
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Where is default data directory in DB2?

I have a problem: cannot backup DB2 8.1 with backup command line in Windows 2003. I think my HDD was failure (after read error showed by backup command). So, I want to copy the folder/ directory which ...
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Preferred third party SQL Server backup tool? [closed]

Can anyone list their preferred third party SQL Server (with SQL Server 2012 support) tool? My organization is considering utilizing a third party tool to gain some speed and flexibility for our ...
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Prevent logins loss when restoring a database

I'm backuping and restoring databases accross two sql server (v12.0.2000). But it looks like whenever I restore a .bak file, the login I created on the database that was backuped is no more existent ...
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SQL Server database backup and saving at the same time

What will happen when is running differential backup on SQL Server 2012 and some application is trying save data to table at the same time?
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Backup SQL server DB [closed]

I can take a SQL Server backup to a local disk without any problem, but I need to take a backup to a cloud disk or network folder that I can access. What are the best practices to do this?
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Backup SQL Server with VMware

The VMs I run SQL Server on are regularly backed up by the VMware backup tool. I would prefer not to use this backup solution but I have no choice but to cope with it. The problem I've come up across ...
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Preventing full backups for unmodified/slightly modified databases

Is there a way to either: ensure that unmodified databases are skipped during SQL backups, or even better choose between DIFF or FULL backup depending on the percent database changed since last ...
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Full backup at 1am, not started by my maintenace plan

I set up a complete set of Maintenance Plan. Full backup of all databases at 3AM. Differential backup at 6h30, 12h30, 18h30 and 00h30. Log backup at each hour, at 45 minutes (1h45, 2h45...) In my ...
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How to restore a “contained” database? [closed]

I recently tried to restore to my local development SQL Server a backup from a network instance. To my surprised I received the following error message: Msg 12824, Level 16, State 1, Line 3 The ...
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How to determine if a mysql binary log file is empty?

In order to determine whether a database backup is needed or not, I'm trying to see whether a mysql binlog file has any data in it. (During a backup, we make a fresh binlog file and record the ...
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Restoring database without worring about partitions

On our our production database there is a partitioned table called FullLog. This is updated via triggers so we know who changed the database and when. Which is a problem for me when I restore the ...
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fn_dblog not showing up deleted table data

I unintentionally deleted 4 rows from a table. I tried to fetch back the deleted data using a stored procedure (got from internet). However, I was able to see my data in the result of stored ...
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scipt for rman configuration & database backup in dataguard environment

environment Oracle Solaris 10 -> 5.10 Generic_147147-26 sun4v sparc Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.1.0 - 64bit production Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3u2 for Solaris 10 sparc ...
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Local Backup from Amazon RDS PostgreSQL database

I have a PostgreSQL database on an Amazon RDS instance. I want to have a local dump of this instance. So far, I've tried with this: PGPASSWORD="Password" pg_dump -h ...
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mongodump with readpref nearest

I have a mongodb cluster where shards exist across multi geographically locations and each of those locations have replica members for each shard. I have setup our DR datacenter. Which also has a ...
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backup postgresql database to submit with project

I have a final year project written in Matlab in conjunction to a postgresql database called 'hm'. I asked in which way could I submit the database and I was told to perform a back up of the database ...
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Deleting other files during maintenance plan

I have an SQL Server 2012 maintenance plan which does the normal stuff (rebuild indexes and update statistics, back up DBs, deletes .bak files older than X days, etc). Everything is working fine with ...
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What's the best way to implement an incremental backup of an SQL Server database using VB.NET?

Basically the situation is like this, there is a database on SQL Server which takes transaction records of a store everyday. What I want to do is create a VB.NET program that will generate everyday a ...
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Long running backups on small databases

We normally perform backups across the network to a file share on a different SAN. This works very well for all but 1 of our database servers. The problem machine is a new server running Windows ...
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Exporting / copying a database with phpMyAdmin

I have a database on a hosting website so I am using phpMyAdmin to experiment with it, before I change anything I would like to make a copy of it or download it and look at it through MS Access or a ...
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Incremental (not differential) backup of SQL Server 2008 R2

Is it possible (out of the box or free software) to make an INCREMENTAL backup of SQL Server 2008. My problem is, the full backup and differential backup, backs up my 30gig database to 1 file. So ...
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Error 3201 Operating system error 5(Access is denied.) Creating backup on network drive

Msg 3201, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 Cannot open backup device '\\nst-shantanug\c$\Dummy Db Backup\dummydb.bak'. Operating system error 5(Access is denied.). Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 ...
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Does the transaction log grow during a full backup? [duplicate]

I've been tagged as the occasional DBA in the office. I have minimal experience and it would be great if someone could answer my simple question. I know the trans log grows during transactions, but ...
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Cannot overwrite file: /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1 when using Percona xtrabackup

I am receiving an error when I am trying to restore from a percona backup to my local mysql server. Cannot overwrite file: /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1 at /usr/bin/innobackupex line 2128. sudo ...
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How to archive a whole database?

I have a database that is not going to be used anymore but that needs to be kept around for a long time. I'd like to remove it from the production system. My goal is to save storage space when ...
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Which Log should I start backups with?

We have log backups running every 15 minutes and nightly fulls/diffs (fulls are once a week per DB, but they are spread across the whole week for load balancing). Lets say for a particular DB I have a ...
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Backup a huge database 200gb+

i have a mysql database where i need to take a backup of the log database. the problem is the log database i over 200gb and contains over 280 millions of rows, i need right now to remove a kind of ...
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The log in this backup set is too recent, but it's from before the last full backup!

I'm trying to restore a full database backup plus transaction logs to the most recent transaction log. I've set up transaction logs to ship out every 15 minutes. This setup was performed via the SMSS ...
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Backing up SQL Jobs for an Instance

I would like to ensure that I have a backed up copy of every job on my SQL server 2008 R2 instance. Any suggestions?
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backup to NAS using sqlcmd

I've been searching for possible duplicates before asking but can't find anything. The closest was Backup SQL Server To Nas but not exactly my case. We have a brand new Synology NAS configured, due ...
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Restore a newer filegroup backup

So this is my set up. In our data warehouse we have mostly tables that are filled with data from a ETL-process. We do not take backup of these tables since we have an option to do a full reset using ...
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MongoDB Backup & purge [duplicate]

I'm exploring solutions for a basic dbadmin need : periodically backing up and purging data in MongoDB. Basically, I need a logrotate for mongodb. I have a backend program filling a collection. I ...
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MonetDB auto-backup mechanic problem

I'm trying to set up mechanism that will automatically create database backup. The idea is to create a script that will be executed by crontab. Seems easy but I'm struggling with the following ...
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How often to backup database and what are the favoroble practices to do so [closed]

Curious to know on how often you guys back up SaaS? I have determine that i need backups to be done every hour for an application I have, based on how often data is updated an amount of users. I have ...
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Having trouble designing my preferred backup scheme

First some background: I have two Windows servers running MS-SQL-2014 setup in an availability group (synchronous auto-failover, preferred backup on secondary). They host many databases. Right now ...
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PostgreSQL: restore a record from a backup

We have a Rails app backed by a PostgreSQL DB and hosted on Heroku. We recently had a bug that deleted some (very few before we caught it) records. Excuse my ignorance but is there a straightforward ...
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How to backup huge Mysql db containing both InnoDB & MyISAM tables in Aws RDS?

I am running a Mysql RDS with 150GB+ data. The DB size is growing very fast(But normal considering the application's nature) Till now we were having only InnoDB storage engine, so we were using the ...