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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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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check when last backup was taken

Brent Ozar had an interesing newsletter on 2015-06-22; How do you manage dbas measuring backups, where he thinks that a good DBA should check when the last backup was done it was last restored ...
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SSMS SQL Server 2014 - Selecting BackupSets for a Restore takes a long time

I'm having an issue with SSMS SQL Server 2014 (before and after SP1). When I go and select 'restore database' from the server and select a database, it just sits there and spin and spins. More than ...
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How to recover a database? [on hold]

I have a dead database. I looked at the backups but the last backup was made three weeks ago, then the operation was executed with an error and I didn't notice: - (mdf and ldf aren't copied by the ...
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Trying to restore users/passwords for a MySQL server

I had a system failure, but I managed to save the /var/lib/mysql library on my linux system. I have since rebuilt a new Linux (Ubuntu) system (LAMP). I copied the old /var/lib/mysql/mysql folder to ...
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Partitioned Database restore is very slow on SQL Server 2012 with SP2

Team, We have a Partitioned database which is very small in size(112MB backup size). This is partitioned with 15000 files for one table and 7500 files for other table. Currently we are running into ...
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Automate DBs restore through TSQL by given folders

I searched in the internet but cannot find clear and direct way. I have a folder which include 100 databases as full backup, another folder contains all logs for these 100 DBs. I need a script to do ...
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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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Managing logs generated by user

I am developing a web app for my client and there is a section which displays the changes made in the application by any of the user. This section is known as log.It basically stores and displays 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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ALTER DATABASE script preventing restore of MySQL database in another server

While backing up the database with mysqldump --routines options, I see ALTER DATABASE in the middle of the output dump, near the routines. /*!50003 DROP FUNCTION IF EXISTS `f_my_function` */; ALTER ...
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Torn page SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM

DBCC results for 'bad_db'. Msg 8939, Level 16, State 98, Line 1 Table error: Object ID 0, index ID -1, partition ID 0, alloc unit ID -6794535623816839168 (type Unknown), page (26876:998677113). Test ...
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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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Which method is better to drop all user connections before a restore Change to single user mode or Take offline the database?

When we restore a database from prod to dev which method is better to disconnect other connection accessing the database? I am on SQL Server 2008r2 1. Change to Single user mode use master Go ...
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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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Unable to restore database backup becouse it is accessed by other connection

--first command use master Go -- second command ALTER DATABASE MyDB SET SINGLE_USER WITH ROLLBACK IMMEDIATE Go -- Third command RESTORE DATABASE [MyDB] FROM DISK = ...
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How to check the status of log file restore for SQL Server

Used this script to restore a full backup (about 30GB of data and 100GB log) on a SQL Server 2012 box: RESTORE DATABASE [dbname] FROM DISK = N'S:\import\dbname_201505131100.bak' WITH FILE = 1, MOVE ...
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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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History of database restore completion times?

I'm trying to estimate the restore time for a few 1TB+ databases on SQL 2012. Is it possible to look at completed restores from the last year and list the completion time ? It's an odd remote server ...
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DB backup is not being restored to another DB. It is showing “Specified cast is not valid” error [closed]

I have been experiencing "Specified cast is not valid" error while restoring backup of DB. Version of SQL server management tool from which I am taking the backup is "Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 ...
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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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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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Migrate from SQL Server 2000 to 2012 without a 2005 or 2008 instance

I have come across three old databases sitting on SQL Server 2000 which I need to move to 2012. I believe the standard approach is to restore into a 2005 or 2008 instance, update, re-export and ...
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Best way to restore 400GB+ worth of data in MySQL 5.6

So I'm trying to figure what the best/quickest way would be to refresh a massive amount of data. We're wanting to copy 3 months worth of data from a replication server to a QA server for product ...
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Restoring Postgres fixtures into a different database with different premissions

I've got an application called BigSense that uses two database users/rolls. One has full permissions and is used by my application to create/adjust table definitions. Then the application starts with ...
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Cant Import mysql system DB from another server

Both Servers are the same in hardware, OS, and MySQL versions (5.6.11). One server has MySQL on it and on the other one I just setup a fresh instance. I want to import all of the data to the second ...
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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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SQL Server Restore w/o “Closing Existing Connections”

By default in SSMS (2012/2014) when you choose to restore a database, the "close existing connections" option located in the is by default unchecked, is it possible to restore a database while ...
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Getting Data Back after Wrong Data Restore in SQL Server

I would like to inquire if there is an possible way to return lost data that stored in a Sql server Database after making a wrong database restore? I know it is extremely hard to get a positive ...
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Powershell error: “Cannot convert the ”[DBADEV\SQL2008r2]“ value of type ”Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server“ to type… ”

Error I'm getting from Powershell: Cannot convert argument "srv", with value: "[DBADEV\SQL2008r2]", for "SqlBackup" to type "Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server": "Cannot convert the ...
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System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): SQL Server detected a logical consistency-based I/O error: incorrect checksum

I am migrating client's database to my hosted environment, the client runs SQL Server 2008 R2, and we run SQL Server 2014. I am stuck on restoring one log file, which left below error message when I ...
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Automate SQL Server restore from Prod to Dev

I would like to setup an automated restore job which takes the latest timestamp .bak file and restores it into the DEV instance. I currently have a job on the DEV box that uses the UNC path to the ...
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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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Is it possible to estimate the restore progress in SQL Server 2014 from pages read/written?

For context - SQL 2014 EE, we're doing tran log backups from our main production box and restoring to a R/O instance. The log is usually around 50GB. So I'm familiar with the structure of SQL Server ...
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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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Restore of db's on local locks me out of accessing other sites

Running my local dev websites on my Mac locally and when I am restoring a database via terminal, which the restore is running I cannot access anything that uses mysql, I get a broken pipe notice. Is ...
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Restoring SQL Server 2000 database to SQL Server 2008

Is it necessary to restore system databases of SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008, if I am restoring my other databases from 2000 to 2008?
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An easy way to select one db dump from multiple db MySQL dump

In an urgent situation another person made a backup of all the databases from my webserver to one *.sql file (MySQL dump). Now I have a ~700 Mb file with about 20 different databases. As I only need ...
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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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Instant File Initialization on Shared drive

I asked something similar to this before, but previously I had asked about moving backups to a shared location. This time I am curious, if I want to restore a DB on a shared drive, do I need to enable ...
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Restore db with encrypted column in SQL Server, without overwriting existing Service Master Key

Scenario: Server1 running SQL Server 2012 with Service Master Key A, db1 with Database Master Key 1, symmetric key and certificate available. Password used to protect the DBMK 1 is unknown, ...
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mysqldump doesn't restore database. why not?

Why doesn't my restore operation work? I created a dumpfile for a database using: mysqldump -u root -p databasename > /home/databasename_bkup.sql I then opened the dumfile and confirmed ...
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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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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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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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Fast restore of dropped partitions

I want to test the restore of errorneously dropped partitions of a subpartitioned tables. This restore would consist of three steps: restore the database (or at least the necessary tablepsaces) to ...
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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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Importing backup(.sql) file into a database. local to remote machine.

I have a database backup(.sql file) in my local machine. It is around 36Gb. And I need to import this backup to a database which is in a remote server, which has a free space of 39Gb. If I try to ...