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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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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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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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 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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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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Opening a .backup file for PostgreSQL

I'm going to warn you that whoever explains this needs to talk to me like I'm five years old, because this is something way, way beyond my level of expertise. In short, I have what I think is a ...
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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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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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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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Extract mdf & ldf files from backup file?

Is there a way to extract SQL Server files (.mdf & .ldf) from a backup file (.bak) to a physical location, without restore database? I need a restore query or script to restore files from bak ...
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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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Attach replicated .MDF file with/without log after OS reinstalled

I have SQL Server 2014 DataCenter RTM Version on Windows 2012 Standard Edition for about 2 months and had migrated a database from SQL Server 2008 R2. The database had transactional replication was ...
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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 ...
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Restore accidentally truncated table

I truncated the wrong table, but I have a backup made an hour before the incident. I am trying to restore but at 30% I get the error: Restore of database 'msdb1740' failed. ...
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How to restore truncated MySQL table from binary logs?

I have a mysql server and while working on it I accidentlly truncated the wrong table. I do have a mysql dump wich I immediately used to restore my database structure, but I still miss some entries in ...
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Oracle 11g ORA-01190: control file or data file 1 is from before the last RESETLOGS

I am running Oracle 11GR2, Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.3.0. I got one of my Test DBs corrupted today. Luckily, I have 2 weeks of backups in the Net Backup server, so I thought, "This is easy, ...
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mysql backup does not restore complete

I have big mysql database back ( 2.5 G as .sql file ) I restore this backup on ubuntu and it restored full complete with out any problem But when I restore it on windows with xampp use below command : ...
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while restoring mysql database, views changed into tables

I have a full database dump and i restored it. But in my new restored server all the views are appeared as MyISAM tables. In early times dumps were restored perfectly. can anyone help me to trigger ...
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SQL Server Backup - move to new server - Media Failure

I've got a server in the UK with SQL Server 2008. It's very locked down firewall-wise. We want a local duplicate of the DB to test and build a new report. Backing up the relevant DB, and then ...
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Restore from SQL Server 2014 Enterprise to BI

Is it possible to restore a SQL Server 2014 Enterprise database with table partitioning (Production) to a SQL Server 2014 BI Version (Test/Development) ? Of course I don't expect to use the table ...
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mysql backup does not restore complete

I have big mysql database back ( 2.5 G as .sql file ) I restore this backup on ubuntu and it restored full complete with out any problem But when I restore it on windows with xampp use below command : ...
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Unable to create restore plan due to break in LSN chain

My backup plan is: Full backup - once a day Differential backup - every four hours Transaction Log backup - every 30 minutes. All database backup are stored on my computer. I add some wrong ...
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Why does my differencing virtual disk grow so much after restoring a differential SQL Server backup?

Inspired by RedGate's upcoming SQL Instant Clone, I'm using virtual disks to store my test database and gain fast clones via differencing disks. I created a 30 GB VHD and restored a 18 GB database ...
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Restore deleted record from a table

I got a call today from the platform owner, there was a bug in the code and some records got deleted over 2 weeks (3 records every day on average). He gave me a list with the records and when they ...
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Restore multiple databases quickly - practicing disaster recovery

I am currently working administering a SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition instance for Sharepoint 2013. We started 5 month ago with ~25 DB's and now we have 60 in total. So the databases in use are ...
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Improve Restore Speed

I have a ~3GB backup file from our QA database, and a daily diff (~500MB). For data complexity reasons, some of our developers like to use regular backups from this database, and so we have a process ...
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Is it possible to restore a database from 10.50.4033 in 10.00.1600

I did one project for my last year exam I want to restore a database. Is it possible to restore a database from v10.50.4033 to 10.00.1600. If yes, how is this possible.
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Restore Database Wizard not launching

I'm using SQL Server Management Studio 2012 and trying to use the 'Restore' functionality to copy an existing database into a new one. This is something I've done a dozen times before, but I'm ...
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pg_restore -c option

I am trying to restore a database from a previously created back up file: pg_restore -U myUser --port 5432 -d mydb -c -O --verbose backupFileName some defaults are taken from .pgpass file. Due to ...
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mysql database restore takes long time

I am in the process of reinstalling a Ubuntu server to rhel6 server. I have a pretty huge database. When I checked the mysql data directory size, it was around 354 GB. However, I dumped the entire ...
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Restoring a backup to an older version of SQL Server

When trying to restore a backup to a SQL Server Express 2008 database I got the following error: Restore failed for Server '...\SQLEXPRESS'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended) ...
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RESTORE VERIFYONLY locks file in Azure Blob Storage

I'm using SQL Server 2012 SP2 to backup my transaction logs directly into Azure Blob Storage using the BACKUP TO URL statement. I am then attemtpting to verify my transaction log as follows: RESTORE ...
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Restoring an Oracle Backup Properly

I've been trying to do a proper restore of a database for weeks now and I'm convinced that I'm doing something simple wrong. I took a cold backup of the database before an update to an application ...
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Backup chain for DBs restored from a different server

When a DB is restored from a different server (say, Test is refreshed with Prod), the info on the differential base is brought with the backup. So, the SQL instance will keep relying on the backup ...
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SQL Server database stuck in Recovery after Restoring .BAK to same instance

We've had an issue crop up a few times -- maybe we're not using 'best practices' to restore, but appreciate any advice. We run an IIS app with a SQL Server database, and sometimes we run two+ ...
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Backing up & restoring 10-20 SQL Server databases to a ~synchronous state?

I need to backup up 10-20 SQL Server 2008 R2 databases with sizes between 10-50 GB, while they are online and used simultaneously by a single enterprise app. I also need to restore them to a state ...
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File permissions for SQL Server 2014 virtual account

I have two SQL Server 2014 instances installed on the same server - one for production, and one for development. I have set up a SQL Agent job that identifies the most recent backup from the ...
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Can I use an RMAN Backup of DB1 to replace DB2

I have a backup of an Oracle 11g database on Linux, that is a version that is 'prescrub' needed by other users. This is for an ACTIVE database that is now scrubbed, so I do not want to use it as the ...
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How to estimate REDO phase time during RESTORE

I am restoring database now and get it hang on 100% but still going (doing redo phase). I am thinking how to estimate time of completion for this phase. But because SQL have no build-in way to do it, ...
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SQL Server mirrored database is stuck in recovery mode

I have a database that is stuck in recovery mode for few days already. There are multiple threads about this, but the solutions there don't work for me. Here is what I tried already: RESTORE ...
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Cannot connect to DB2 database after restoring an offline backup

This is for DB2 9.7 Enterprise Server Edition on AIX. I had a full, offline backup taken of several databases within our instance in a performance environment. I wanted to restore these databases to ...
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What is Data Virtualisation?

I've just been asked whether our company should consider Data Virtualisation for our test environments. The benefits are given as: Screening of sensitive data Fast data refreshes in our test ...
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Attach/detach vs. backup/restore

I need to transfer the database (as a whole) to another server, to make a duplicate database to setup another test environment. I have two choices: Make a full backup at source server/restore at ...
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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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SQL Server users when restoring from older version to newer version WITH REPLACE

Let's say we have a SQL Server 2000 database with a user named user2000. We have a database called foo on SQL Server 2000, to which user2000 has been given access. We also have a SQL Server 2008 ...
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Rds snapshot restore time

As part of our blue greendeployment strategy we are snapshoting the prod RDS instance and then restoring this snapshot into a new instance applying db migrations after it and linking the Green ...
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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, ...