Reloading a database from a backup, typically for disaster recovery, or to make a copy of a database onto another server.

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Necessity of backing up tail log when restoring transaction log?

I have a question about whether or not it is necessary to back the tail log up when performing a restore of a database in Full Recovery mode. I've sprawled for a good while now, and have gotten ...
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SQL Server 2012 database stuck restoring

I'm trying to restore my development database DEV with a backup of my production database PROD. Every time I go through this process, the DEV database gets stuck in a Restoring state. Using the SQL "...
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Applying Transaction Logs to an existing Database

I am wondering if this possible, I can not seem to apply another transaction log. I have restored the Full database backup, the differential backup and my last Transaction Log WITH RECOVERY. If later ...
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RESTORE DATABASE execution continues restore completed

Today, I faced a strange problem which didn't cause any error or downtime. I executed a query to restore a database. RESTORE DATABASE Database_Name FROM DISK='PATH\FILE1.BAK', ...
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How to do 10 G Database recovery without archive logs but available redo logs, ctl files and .dbf files

My client's Oracle 10g database crashed abruptly on Win 2003 NT. The oracle was installed on C drive and redo logs, ctl files and .dbf files were in D: It was unable to backup C: but successfully ...
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Restoring a backup of 1 database to another puts both databases into Restoring mode

We have a 2 databases- Staging Test At times, we refresh out Test environment with a copy of Staging. We do this by taking a full backup of the Staging database and restoring it over the Test ...
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Restoring Database, creating new copy and use existing transaction logs for the original backup database to restore the NEW database to be current?

I am not a DBA nor a database guy, we just recieved a database backup, a differential database backup and daily database transaction logs (each day probably has about 15-20 trans logs). I now have ...
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What are PDE files and how can I use them?

I've got a legacy DB which was given to me as a collection of PDE files. I've googled around and didn't come up with any useful information. Saw this question: Import .pde file on PL/SQL Developer .....
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Import databases using /var/lib/mysql

I've got some issues with my server, leading me to completely reinstall my debian OS. Before reinstalling, I backed up some files on the server and now it reveals that I have a backup of my previous /...
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How to recover deleted records with minimal downtime?

In an OLTP environment that cannot tolerated downtime, suppose if 100 records are deleted from table, how do we recover them? One way to recover the deleted records is to restore the database and/or ...
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mysql: Error reading file 'UNOPENED' (Errcode: 5 “Input/output error”)

I restore the backup of my main server daily in this other server. Today something went wrong and I received this message: mysql: Error reading file 'UNOPENED' (Errcode: 5 "Input/output error") I ...
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Restore database with a FileTable

We have a SQL Server 2014 (build 12.0.24457.0) database with two tables in, both are FileStream tables, the biggest has 2979466 rows, SUM(cached_file_size)= 40564905472. We have tried to restore this ...
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I'm seeing inconsisntecies in table data after exporting from one server and importing to another, why is this?

I'm quite new to the process of importing/exporting databases. I'm using Maria DB, and HeidiSQL to run queries, etc. I exported an entire database from our dev server, and loaded it into our live ...
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MySQL applying second incremental backup causes LSN in the ibdata files to be higher than LSN in the ib_logfiles

Using the backup procedure described below, it gives warnings. These warnings start to appear from the 2nd till 6th (last) incremental backup that is being applied to the base backup. How to solve ...
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SSMS Crashes when attempting to restore DB from Azure URL

I'd previously been using the April 2016 version of SQL Server Management Studio with no issues, but have run into problems since updating to the GA June 2016 version of SSMS. When I try to restore a ...
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Oracle Restoring Database on Existing Database or rename database

I want to change my DB name in Oracle. I am using this command: nid TARGET=SYS/welc0me12$@CSPROD DBNAME=CSGOLD SETNAME=Y After that I am getting an error: Datafile E:\APP\ADMINISTRATOR\ORADATA\...
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Restoring a mysql database using --single-transaction

I learned that specifying "--single-transaction" (yes we do have InnoDB) option into the mysqldump tool produces a dump utilizing transactions. However, I am failing to find a way to restore the ...
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Re integrate MSSQL 2008 to new Active Directory

I have a server which was joined to an AD Domain, then installed with MSSQL Server 2008 R2 and System Center Operations Manager 2012's Reporting Server on it. The same server had the Active Directory ...
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SQL Server auto restore only log where not restored before

i want to make an auto restore script for the transaction log only i have found the script to restore log in directory which have named with dbname_timestamp.trn the problem is this script will ...
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SQL Server Msg 2812, level 16 state 62 line 30

i want to make automatic backup and restore my database on SQL Server 2012. i have made automatic backup with script in my windows server. now, i want to make auto restore with script, i have found ...
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Problem generating restore scripts for multiple ola backups

I am using Ola for maintenance solution. I have 300 databases I want restore those databases using scripts rather than going through one by one. I prepare the following script to generate restore ...
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Can I restore only the LOG of a database?

We have a 1.5TB database. I could create some replication strategies do replicate the database to another server in a fixed time.But the developers don't know when they will need to replicate this ...
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A tail-log backup of the source database will be taken ? Why I am seeing this warning

I took a backup of a database from 1st server (which runs SQL Server 2014). When I try to restore the backup to a 2nd server (which runs SQL Server 2012) I get this warning message: Warning ...
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Copy one database to another (existing) database on the same server

I have a "Live" database and a "Development" database and occasionally, I want to replace the entire contents of the development database with the live data. Ideally, without taking the live database ...
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how do i create an automated sql restore script for multiple backups?

Hello to all SQL gurus out there. I basically have 6 daily sql backups (.bak) that need a restore everyday. I want to automate this process by having the sql agent run the script daily. I have the ...
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Prevent SQL Server Management Studio changing destination DB on restore

Is there a way to prevent SQL Server Management Studio 2014 from automatically setting the destination database when you try to restore a backup to another database? I just had a nasty surprise when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Restore a database with compression on a non-enterprise edition SQL Server

Is it possible to restore a compressed an object from backup without the Enterprise Edition? I'm getting the following error after a RESTORE DATABASE operation. Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 2 ...
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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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Backup and restore specific filegroups [duplicate]

I've seen this Stack Overflow question: Backup and restore SQL Server database filegroup. However, it didn't do what I needed. I have a database with three filegroups: primary, reporting, and ...
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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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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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Help undoing an accidental restore on SQL Server 2014

Yesterday I made a serious mistake¹: Restoring the wrong database. Background (you may skip this section): I right-clicked the Test database and proceeded to the "Restore Database" section as ...
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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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Will I have to restore controlfile in RMAN level 1 backupset before recover database?

For example, I have a level 0 and level 1 RMAN backupset files like inr00_0413_* inr01_0413_1_* Is it necessary to do this when recover from RMAN level 1 backup: restore controlfile from ...
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Point in time restore fails - backup file from before the restore point not available (why does this matter)

I have tried to do a point-in-time restore of a database through the management studio gui, the point-in-time being yesterday morning (2016-04-12). This fails with the error "...cannot open ...
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mysql restore specific date data from a dump file

I have mysql [version 5.6] database dump file. I want to restore only one day data from that dump file. Anyone has any clue ?
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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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Here there is any way to read or open binary files that exists in Filestream enabled RBS folder?

There is a sharepoint content database configured with Remote BLOB Storage. if any user upload documents to sharepoint it saved in RBS folder as a binary file and it has reference to content database ...
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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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SQL database restore [closed]

I accidentally overwrite with existing database with new database while restoring in MS SQL Server 2008 R2. Actually the existing database contents were overwritten with the new database schema. ...
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How to restore a transaction log

Could you tell me the reason why it is mandatory to restore the full backup with NORECOVERY option before restoring the transaction log? otherwise Transaction log is always grayed (Task -> restore -> ...
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Database as it is raw content

recently I asked my hosting company to give the backup of my database . I asked them to create a new database and import backup to that database. But they reply cannot dump database ...
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Restore database exported with database_to_xml

I've exported a database to a XML file using the database_to_xml command found in documentation. Now I want to perform the opposite task. I want restore the database from an empty one using this XML ...
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UnShrunk SQL Server database restore which is larger than available disk space

I cannot restore a Microsoft SQL Server database due to lack of hard drive space. The original database was 1.6TB and approximately 1.4TB was deleted from it and a backup was taken without shrinking ...
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Restore Database with Move Failure

I am attempting to automate restoring .bak files on a secondary database in the case of a primary server failure. Both servers are SQL server 2014. Here is a sample SQL script: USE master GO ...