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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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 ...
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SQL Server restore full backup + partial differential backups

I created a full backup of my database using SQL Server Management Studio wizard, and then I perform differential partial backup each day via cmd to the same file. SQL Server version is 2008 R2. ...
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Need for backing up MySQL databases information_schema, performance_schema, mysql and phpmyadmin?

I know it's not necessary to backup the information_schema database, but what about the following databases (besides the user-defined databases)? performance_schema mysql phpmyadmin (So, in case ...
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Saving SQL Server DMV's for later use [closed]

Is it possible to save DMV's in SQL server database backup, which can be restored on different server, I mean with master db details( views and all)? If not, what's the best way to maintain 2 ...
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Large Transaction Backup

On my SQL database I run a full backup at 6am and transactional backups every 15 minutes on week days starting at 8am. Every Monday the first transactional backup is 7 Gb. I want to know why, my ...
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Have full SQL Server restore but losing 1 day of data

I have SQL 2008 R2 64bit and it is backed up with ASIGRA SQL backup. The issue I have is that we had corruption on the server and the DB got corrupted yet the LDF file is in tact and does have all the ...
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Backup Error (.bak)

I need to backup the database in SQL Server 2014. When I am trying to do so, I am facing this problem which is not saving backup as a (.bak) extension. And when I try to select (Files and ...
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what is the most simple and easiest way to backup and restore on oracle 11g?

Im new on oracle 11g i come from SQL Server administration and the process to back up and restore its very easy and intuitive. I was searching how to make backup and restore on oracle 11g in many ...
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Restore user db from UNC

I need to create a job that restores all user databases from UNC to my SQL Server. All the backups, for 3 days, are located in the same folder and I need to restore the last modified backup. What is ...
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How to confirm if the backups are going to tape in SQL Server 2005 and 2008 R2

We have many of our SQL Servers where we take the backup locally on the server as well as over the network to other server in case of disaster. Also, we have a process set that server support team ...
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pg_dump does not honor -n

I'm using pg_dump (9.2 database), to extract one schema and load this into another database (9.4). well, here's the command: pg_dump -f file.sql -F plain --inserts -n schema database Ok. My ...
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Can I backup (Full) the Log-Shipping Secondary Database?

I have a Highly pressured Production Environment with Database name DB1. And I want to run a weekly DBCC CHECKDB process on one of the databases there. (You can understand,I can't do it on my ...
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Transfer data to New Laptop [closed]

I am completely new to PostgreSQL My data is in the directory c:\postgres.......data and the database name is GXPGRAN. I need to copy this to a new laptop. Can somebody please give me all the steps ...
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BACKUP AND RESTORE FileGroup (PRIMARY) - WHY after restore I still see Other FileGroups?

/********************************** CREATE DATABASE PiecemealDB *************************************/ use [master] go if exists (select * from sys.databases where database_id = DB_ID('PiecemealDB')) ...
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Make a backup file or save a DB in PostgreSQL

I have deployed for my data base in production a new groups of users; An admin user with full access to the DB ; A read only user ; A super admin user to manage all the DBs ; The matter is for ...
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RMAN backup is stuck/taking a long time

I am trying to run an RMAN backup that is either hung or is taking a very long time. Some background: I inherited this database, and I am unfamiliar with Oracle, as I am an SQL Server guy, so please ...
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How to know that , Is it Maintenance Cleanup Task is working properly from maintenance Plan or not through T-SQL?

I would like to say that i had configured "Automatic DB Backup" as well as "Automatic DB Cleanup Task" through "Maintenance Plan" in MS SQL Server 2012 on my Production Database. And that is working ...
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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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postgreSQL hot_standby pg_dump on slave

I have master-slave (hot_standby) pgsql configuration and I want to make backups from one of my slaves. I don't want PITR, just good old database dump. I switched to postgres from MySQL. With MySQL ...
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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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Why do you have to execute a full backup after a new database for trans backup jobs to run [closed]

Playing around on my local sql server at home after an issue occurred at work. We have full backup jobs scheduled on Mondays only. I created a DB on Tuesday (when doffs and trans are scheduled). ...