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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Backup of VM having SQL Server in it

I have SQL Server running on a virtual machine (VM). Weekly VM backup is done. My question is when we backup the VM, does it locks down the SQL Server or the databases residing in that SQL Server? I ...
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How to generate an error when backing up to an existing file

I'm using SQL Server's BACKUP command and I want the operation to generate an error if I attempt to write to an existing backup file. By default, SQL Server seems to append to an existing file. ...
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How to check if restored database is the same as original

Is there a way to check if restored backup of Oracle database is the same as the original database? Is there a simple way to check it if I have the original database?
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Backup to local and MIRROR TO Azure Files returns ERROR

I have an Azure VM with SQL Server 2014, with a local drive (X:) for storing backups. Using Ola Hallengren's scripts. I added an Azure Files share and tried to do a mirror backup, but I get the ...
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Use transaction logs multiple times

Every night a full backup is made of all the user databases. Every 15 minutes, transaction logs are created. Today i succesfully restored a database with the use of transaction logs. I set the time ...
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Query to List Backup Files on Azure Blob Storage

In SQL Server 2014, it is possible to restore a database from a backup stored on a URL: SQL Server Backup and Restore With Windows Azure Blob Storage RESTORE DATABASE [some_database] FROM URL = ...
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Switch from full to simple recovery

This is a theoretical question to help my understanding. What is the process to switch from full to simple recovery model in sql server? Is the process as follows: Take a trans log backup before ...
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Differential Backup since a date

Hi is it possible to do a differential backup in ssms 2014, so that it gets all changes since a specified date?
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backup a specific set of tables to be moved to a remote system [duplicate]

I need to generate either backups or data dumps for about 30 tables. I want to generate a file of some sort that contains the data for these tables and transfer them to a different system. Each ...
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Recover deleted data for SQL Server database [duplicate]

On 03/19 one user had deleted the data from 3 tables from one of the databases that we have. Now we have the full backup of that database each day. What we want to do is to restore the deleted data ...
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Recover deleted data SQL Server

On 03/19 one user had deleted the data from 3 tables from one of the databases that we have. Now we have the full backup of that database each day. What we want to do is to restore the deleted data ...
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How can I get SQL Server restore start and end time information?

SQL Server error log reports only the end of the restore (ah doc restore) How can I get the start time? Is it stored somewhere?
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How to restore mysql database in XAMPP using backup of mysql folder?

I have a backup of the entire xampp/mysql folder. How can I use it to recover my old db on a fresh installation of XAMPP? Simply copying the old xampp/mysql folder to new xampp leads to mysql errors ...
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How to list files in oracle backupset

I've backupset created with RMAN, and I want to see what this set contains. How to do that?
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Does MySQL Backup Restore affect Master-Master Replication

Hello I got some problems with a MySQL shemas and it seems that the schemas got deleted for an unknown reason. I try to find in the binlog for more information of this but I didn't find the way to see ...
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Restore from mysqlbackup not showing tables

I have searched but can't find an answer to this question. I tried following the directions of creating a new slave from MySQL using mysqlbackup. The backup seemed to go fine, and I had a fresh ...
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Dump All Databases in MySQL - Fails on mysql and performance_schema

I have had two attempts at dumping all databases but both have failed, one with the mysql database and then with the performance_schema database. The precised errors are:- 11:01:01 Dumping mysql - ...
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How to implement Ola Hallengren backup plan on the server for some databases nightly full backups and for other weekly full backup only

I recently implemented Ola Hallengren Maintenance solution on all of my production servers(SQL server 2005,2008,2008R2 and 2012). It works great. My problem is how to implement Ola Hallengren backup ...
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Is there a way to list the “last backup” file of a Database?

I'm trying to do something really simple, but with one problem: declare @cmd varchar(1000) set @cmd='restore verifyonly from disk =''\\server\backup_folder\''?''' exec sp_msforeachdb @cmd ...
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I can backup my SQL Server 2008 R2 but can't restore from the very same folder

I ran a backup into a folder. The Network Service has full control access to this folder. The backup process didn't work until I granted that account full control. I try to restore that same file but ...
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Moving two databases from MySQL 5.1 [Prod] to MySQL 5.6 [Stage], not working [Windows]

I'm in the process of upgrading our production MySQL from 5.1 to 5.6, on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server. What I'm trying to achieve is to move 2 databases [say abc and xyz] from Prod server to a ...
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DB2 TSM Archivelog backups missing

New to DB2 on AIX currently running V9.7 Using TSM to backup the database with the command: db2 backup db (db name here) online use tsm include logs When I run the backup it finishes without ...
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DB2 ROLLFORWARD option “TO END OF LOGS” - does it read archive logs?

I read about ROLLFORWARD option on link http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_9.7.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.cmd.doc/doc/r0001978.html?cp=SSEPGG_9.7.0%2F3-6-2-4-106 but I could not find ...
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Timeout expired error when database is being backed up in SQL Server 2012

We have daily full backup scheduled at 8.30 AM. We are getting Timeout expired when we try to access a web page using the database being backed up. The web page has several select and few ...
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Database backup issue in SQL Server

For security reason I always took back up of my database. I took full backup in each month. And differential in each week. I used to save each back up file in different name. I lost my latest full ...
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Backup terminating abnormally [closed]

Does anyone in the community know which SQL-Server 2014 CU will fix the issue of a backup terminating abnormally and causing a stack dump. This SQL-Server instance was an upgrade from 2012 to 2014 ...
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DB2 ROLLFORWARD ERROR when doing “TO A POINT IN TIME” option

I do restore command of backup image which was made 03.03.2015 at 19:20: db2 restore database maxdb71 from "/data/archiveBackup" taken at 20150303192002 without prompting; Then I try to do the ...
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DB2 - question regarding RESTORE OFFLINE backup and Archive Logs

I configured last night DB2 to be in Archive Mode. I created required offline backup at 23:00 last night. First online backup will be created at Friday night. Archive logs now keep coming to the ...
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Incremental backup in SQL Server [closed]

I got a task for backing up my clients data through internet. Client has about 50 GB of data there. So I need to back up the data and pass through internet, but it takes about 8 to 9 hours for this ...
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Restore database from tape error 15105, cannot open backup device

I'm using HP Data Protector software to backup my SQL databases. When i try to restore a database from tape i get the following error. When i click on script, it says this: RESTORE DATABASE ...
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Restoring SQL Server database on another box

I have a SQL Server database that is running these scripts to create backups. It's running full backups once a week, daily differentials, and hourly logs. These are being FTPd to another box where I ...
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Is it possible to backup my ubuntu postgresql database by copying the /var/lib/postgresql/9.1/main file and pasting it back in?

A developer working on my server has fiddled with some settings and knocked my postgresql database offline. I've been messing with it for an hour and am considering just reinstalling postgresql fresh ...
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Transaction log backup file larger than expected?

I've recently taken over a SQL Server database that didn't have any transaction log backup routine running for at least 2 years. The first log backup was very large (3.8 gb on a 1.14 gb database) as ...
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Tool for quickly backup and restore a table

Is there a tool for quickly backup and restore a table's data, preferably to a csv file? It would be best if I could do it using batch. Run a .cmd file and data is backed up into a file with datetime ...
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Daily backup with mysqldump

I want a periodic MySQL database backup, but I don't have permission to access ssh. When I try to run mysqldump via command line in Plesk Scheduled Tasks, it only creates a blank file 0 kb sized. I'm ...
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SQL Server database backup file is successfully created in a path but no such file path is available in my local machine

When I tried to take backup of SQL Server database, it was successfully created in C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\Backup\ but no such path is available on my local ...
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Differntial back up: what happens to existing data?

Ok, this is a question borne purely from paranoia. But i want to ask all the same. If I make changes to a db, and then apply a differential back up at a later date, what happens to the changes I ...
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SQL Server differential backup LSN values

I'm looking at restoring databases on SQL Server and I'm not understanding something related to the LSNs. Here is a screenshot from the Restore Database dialog in Management Studio for a sample ...
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When does creating a .sql backup with mysqldump become too large?

Is there a limit to how large a database can be when executing a .sql backup using mysqldump, or will you run into server problems before that - will the server not be able to take such a large backup ...
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How to group SQL Server files for restoring database [duplicate]

I have a SQL Server database that is creating full backups once a week, differential backups once a day, and transaction log backups hourly. These are being FTP'd to another box, where I would like an ...
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ONLINE BACKUP is not performed from the CRON Job on LINUX server (manually it works)

I made a script which executes successfully online backup when it is run manually by the instance owner. Script is the following (two lines originally). #!/bin/bash /opt/ibm/db2/V9.7/bin/db2 ...
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DB2 - What is the difference between online backup and AUTO_DB_BACKUP?

We would like to perform online backup. I see that there is one parameter AUTO_DB_BACKUP. I read this article on IBM link for AUTO_DB_BACKUP ...
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DB2 ARCHIVE mode - Can all archive logs be deleted after doing the FULL OFFLINE backup?

I am interested in one thing, if I understood correctly. DB2 is in Archive mode (online backups are made and archive logs keep coming which is OK). If I made offline full backup today and I know I ...
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Instant File Initialization on Backup drive

I know IFI (Instant File Initialization) is good to have enabled on SQL Servers. How about backup archive locations? We backup our DBs to a local SSD drive (so it backs up quickly), then throughout ...
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Percona: Do I need apply-log switch for a weekly full backup and hourly incremental?

I am planning a script to work on our percona. Our strategy is to do full backup weekly but incremental backups every day/hour. I have read innobackupex manual and got confused further as to whether I ...
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Shrink log file after configuring backups properly

I had a database that was working in FULL recovery mode but never had transaction log backups done. The consequence of that was the fact that the log file kept growing and now its 10 GB in size. I ...
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Is possible to backup database online using rsync?

Some people tell me that the backup database on-the-fly using rsync is possible. I think it is possible but not safe because some log, buffer... is not flushed. Database is being recovered from the ...
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Does automated backup performance suffer if backup completion time exceeds the backup window?

Is there anything "special" about the Amazon RDS Automated Backup Window, or is the backup window merely an arbitrary timespan in which the backup is expected to complete? That is to say, if I have ...
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Restore MySQL DB from mylvmbackup to .sql dump

Backups of MySQL innodb databases are taken using mylvmbackup and the resulting backup contains the whole mysql folder as per example below: ibdata1 ib_logfile0 ib_logfile1 mysql/ mysql_upgrade_info ...
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Oracle Hot Backup Theory

After a hot backup, where all tablespaces are placed in backup mode seperately; i.e. alter tablespace user_data start backup; each datafile will have a different Checkpoint SCN in its header; with ...