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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How to, efficiently, search through many sql dump files of really big size

We have an ads website that the uncompressed(plain .sql file) size of the database is about 30gb. Until now when a user was deleting his classified the classified was completely getting wiped out from ...
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oracle rman connecting to a database in not mount state

When connected to oracle database through rman directly from the terminal, everything works fine, but when the same connection string is executed through a shell script rman connects to the database ...
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(mysql) Database replication between 2 DB while 3rd DB as backup

I am not an advanced DB admin or designer. I am sure there are articles on this kind of scenario, probably too many. So I got confused and not sure which solution is appropriate/best for me. I am ...
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Backup a hot standby database (streaming replication) whilst it is in recovery

Synchronous Streaming Replicating is set up between a master and a hot standby database. It seems like a good idea to perform daily backups on the standby database to avoid any performance issues ...
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Backup options for database with large objects

I have a database that includes a table with references (as oids) to large objects that have been stored in the database via the JDBC Large Object manager. I need to make regular backups of the ...
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Regarding Backup and Restore Strategy

Everyone I have some queries regarding backup and restore strategies. I want to take Backup and Restore of Large Database approx. 60 to 70 GB and it is critical database in SQL Server. Backup ...
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Why is a .bacpac file so small compared to a .bak file of the same database?

I've been doing backups of my SQL Server 2014 Express databases for import to other servers and noticed a difference in file size between .bacpac and .bak. Why is a .bacpac file so small compared to ...
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Asynchronous Availability Group Secondary Verify Up To Date with Primary Before Backup

I was wondering if there was a way to include a verification step before a backup on a secondary replica under asynchronous commit mode in availability groups to verify that the secondary replica is ...
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Having two data folder in my postgresql setup- Postgresql

I am using centos 6 and installed Postgresql_9.4 using the following commands yum install postgresql postgresql-contrib postgresql-client pgadmin3 yum install postgresql-server After that i ...
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How to schedule the daily backup of a specific database in PostgreSQL?

I have a database 'ahrims', I want to schedule PostgreSQL under linux to backup this specific database (not all databases) at 4:00 PM daily. How can I achieve this? Please help!
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Exclude databases from automatic full backup [closed]

I have 10 databases on my SQL Server. We do an Automatic Full Backup every day at 00.00. The issue is there are two databases out of the 10 that should not be backed up as these databases are ...
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What happens when two separate processes perform a full backup against the same database?

I have an instance of SQL Server 2012 RTM running. I have two separate applications that want to do a backup of a database lets call them "AppFull" and "AppFullCopyOnly". AppFull does a full ...
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TSQL Solution to backup ALL databases on ALL instances of a server?

I'm pretty sure what I'm wanting with my current implementation is impossible, the sys.databases catalog view which is scoped at the service level to be aware of other SQL Server instances (lol). But ...
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Why database snapshot creation is faster than normal database backups?

Could you tell me any reason why creation of database snapshot is faster than database normal database backups in MS SQL server
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How can I dump all tables to CSV for a PostgreSQL schema?

I have a database with a lot of schemas in it and I want to dump the each of the table contents to CSV. I'm aware of the COPY command but I'm not sure how to script something that will read all of ...
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Why can a differential backup not be copy-only?

I have noticed that copy only backups does not allow for differential backups. What is the reason the copy-only backup option is disabled for differential backups?
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Backup/Restore single database with MySQL Enterprise backup

From what I have found online is it is possible to backup/restore an entire mysql instance with MEB and also a single .ibd file (to my understanding is a single table). What I am trying to do is ...
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Can I delete an Oracle “Whole database backup” while a level 0 backup is being created?

I have created a Whole database backup using: -- In SQL*Plus ALTER SYSTEM SET DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST_SIZE = 5000G SCOPE=BOTH; ALTER SYSTEM SET DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST = 'O:\ORA_FRA'; alter system set ...
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Why is a Full Database Backup (as opposed to a level 0 backup) required in Oracle after switching to ARCHIVELOG mode?

The Oracle 12c 2 Day DBA manual states: While whole database backups can be an important element in your overall backup strategy, they are also a required step in some situations, such as when ...
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Dumping and restoring tables in PostgreSQL - ERROR: extra data after last expected column

I am trying to dump and restore multiple tables from a database on one server, to a different database on another server. Both are running Postgres 9.4 on linux. The command for the backup was: $ ...
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Keeping (Partial) Backups Small when using SQL Server FILESTREAM

I have a database with nearly 1TB of FILESTREAM data that I don't need backed up (if the data was deleted it'd be recreated automatically in a couple of hours, so it just isn't important). Most of the ...
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Is it enough to have only full backup and transaction log backup only for a good backup plan?

If Full backup is scheduled for every Sunday at 12 pm and differential back up is scheduled for for every 6 hours and transaction log backup is scheduled for every 15 minutes. My problem is what is ...
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Restore DB script

I wrote this script for restore DB: declare @dir nvarchar(70), @year nvarchar(4), @month nvarchar(2), @day nvarchar(2) set @year = datepart(year,getdate()) set @month = datepart(month,getdate()) if(...
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msdb.dbo.backupset.compressed_backup_size is inaccurate?

I thought the value in msdb.dbo.backupset.compressed_backup_size represented the size, in bytes, of the full, differential, or log backup file (that is, the BAK, DIFF, or TRN file). However, although ...
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How to backup SSIS packages and CUBE Projects from Visual Studio 2013.5?

I'm using VisualStudio 2013.5 to develop SSIS, SSDT and SSAS Cubes (multidimensional and tabular model). I would like to ask you is there a possible to backup SSIS packages and SSAS cubes from ...
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Backup Error with Msg 3201, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 & Operating system error 3

When i am taking the backup in network share drive with mention below TSQL. Use DatabaseName Go Backup Database DatabaseName To Disk=N'H:\DatabaseBackup\DatabaseName.bak'; Go I am getting the ...
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Incorrect database backup file size in SQL Server 2008 R2

I am getting different sizes of the database backup file from SQL Server 2008 R2 even when backing up at very granular or frequent intervals. Scenario: I have taken database backup at 8:00am = ...
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Identify the type of a SQL Server backup

Long story short, we had a hosting plan on www.hostforlife.eu (btw, terrible service even on more expensive packages, plus they lost ALL files on their servers and we had to restore our backups as ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 - BAK file backup performance issue

Just note I'm not a DBA or anything close to that. Problem: We are using SQL Server 2008 R2. We have 32 databases and backup to local disk (3PAR) using SQL Server maintenance plan. Normally it ...
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PostgreSQL read-only user for pg_dumpall

I'm running a PostgreSQL instance which is used by several related applications, each of which has its own database. For backups I want to create snapshots of the complete data in the instance and I ...
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Backup SQL Server to Google Drive

I have Microsoft SQL Server 2014 on an Azure VM (Windows Server 2012 R2) with one database. Is it possible to configure an automatic backup to my Google Drive folder? Maybe a special tool or ...
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Cannot see new drive in SSMS maintenance wizard

I'm trying to setup a Backup Maintenance Plan in SSMS for Sql Server 2012, running in a failover cluster on Windows Server 2012. The current plan backs up to the same cluster volume where the ...
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Is it possible which documents couldn't be dumped using “mongodump”?

I am removing historical data from a collection in MongoDB (3.2), but first I need a backup of it. The choice has fallen, a simple combination of: mongodump --db myDatabase --collection myCollection ...
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Is there a non-blocking operation to back up MyISAM tables using Percona XtraBackup?

I've been reading through the website of Percona XtraBackup and it claims that: Percona XtraBackup can back up the following storage engines by briefly pausing writes at the end of the backup: ...
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Large `mongodump` followed by `mongorestore`

I have a fairly large (~240GB) Mongo database that I need to transfer across a sluggish network and onto a new server. Traditionally for these situations, I've found that a mongodump followed by a ...
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Oracle: Can a tablespace stay in backup mode forever?

Recently I discovered in a legacy Oracle 8.1.7.3.0 database that the tablespace holding de AUD$ table has been in backup mode for six months. Dunno who issued the begin backup command on it six moths ...
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How can I do an incremental `mysqldump` without dropping table?

I'd like to fetch the last 100 rows of a table via a mysqldump, but I already have the rest of the table. How can I only fetch the last 100 rows for a mysqldump and then replace (or overwrite) any ...
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Automate backup using Windows Task Scheduler

I want to run an automatic backup of SQL Server 2012 Express using Windows Task Scheduler. I have 3 user databases. I want to backup all 3 user databases through a single stored procedure and a ...
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MySQL quick database transfer between two servers

I am migrating a reasonably large (18GB) database used for a website from one server to another. There are two tables which make up 95% of that size and they do not have to be fully transferred for ...
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Copy-only as the routine backup

We are in planning to upgrade from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014, with the intention of using Availability Groups. One of the secondaries will be used to do backups. I have tested and ...
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Restoring a mysql database from raw files found in a mysql folder

My webhost screwed me. The dedicated server I had had a failed hdd and I lost the drive. I backed up all files but not the databases. I was able to save some MYI and MYD files but no able to do a ...
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“Unrecognized configuration parameter: qreplace_function” trying to backup a database

I am new to PostgreSQL and I am trying to backup a database with the pg_dump utility. I am using this command: /opt/PostgresPlus/9.4AS/bin/pg_dump -U (username) -f /opt/PostgresPlus/9.4AS//pgbackup/...
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How to check if a postgresql backup is finished or not? [closed]

I started my backup yesterday, but now I don't know if it is finished or not. Can you please help me?
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Can't do a full backup because the log is full [duplicate]

I have a server with 25GB of free space. The software stopped working because the transaction log is full. I noticed that the database has two logs files; one is 45Gb and the other is 65Gb. I think ...
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Does --single-transaction and transaction_isolation level set to repeatable-read does same thing

In my my.cnf file Transaction isolation set to repeatable read. I am trying --single-transaction for dump for consistent backup.As per documents --single-transaction sends signal to server as to set ...
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backup/replication over inconsistent network

I need to setup a MySQL database server for a small number of local (write) users (~6) in a remote area with somewhat irregular internet access via WiMAX. Outages are not at predictable times or of ...
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Help interpreting Oracle RMAN results

I am extremely new to Oracle and had to take a backup on an 11g database that is in NOARCHIVELOG mode. Below is the output. It claims that the backup failed but I have a file of appropriate size where ...
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How Do You Set a SQL Backup to URL Blob Retention Period Greater than 30 Days?

How can a retention period be configured to delete SQL backup blobs older than some custom duration, such as 180 days? The existing command only permits a max of 30 days: use msdb; GO EXEC ...
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Problem when extracting the structure of DB2 (Back up Structure)

I want to extract the structure of a 9.7 DB2 database to use to clone it but some of the authorization statements are missing afterwards: I tried something like this: db2look -d dbName -a -x -o ...
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backup log larger than log file

Today I noticed that the backup of the log of our database was 18GB but the size of the log file is only 8GB. I used the following command to backup: BACKUP LOG [myDB] TO DISK = N'g:\sqlbackup\LOG\...