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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Restore a point between two full backups

I make two full backups on Oct 1 and Oct 10. I want to restore the server to a state in Oct 5. So I just do as follows: Perform a transaction log backup on the server on Oct 23. I have never backup ...
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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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SQL Server DB in suspect mode after installing SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

One of our production DBs is stuck in Suspect mode since we installed SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3. Earlier today we found that most text fields (nvarchar) had the following data appended to it ...
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Restore of database failing due to pending requests

I am taking a backup of a database from one of our servers and I am placing it on my laptop so that I can run it locally. I have tried to restore the database on to my laptop and I get the following ...
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Why do we use FILE = 1 in scripts for restoring a database

Recently when I came across the script for restoring a database, I got a doubt on why we have to use "FILE = 1"? Can't we restore a database without that statement!? Basically, what it is used for?
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How do I recover from a failed SQL Restore?

After a failure of the restore code in a webpage the database is left in the "restoring" mode and/or is offline. How do I recover so I have an operational online database - before I exit the code? ...
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how to obtain a list of restore points?

i am implementing restore points using pg_create_restore_point, and will then have a set of scripts to enable my users to restore to one of these restore points. Clearly i have work to do with taking ...
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Restoring from pg_dump with foreign key constraints

In restoring a database from a pg_dump, a number of errors are being generated and the whole table is subsequently being ignored. An example: ERROR: insert or update on table "channelproducts" ...
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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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cannot understand why restore database preview fails (missing archive logs)

I am fully backing up my standby database every night with following statement. (please note that I do not use rman catalog but control file) backup AS COMPRESSED BACKUPSET full database tag ...
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Checkpoints are occurring too frequently during pg_restore

Under PostgreSQL 9.2.2 (Windows 32 bits), I have a pg_restore command that systematically results in log warnings about the checkpoint frequency, for example: LOG: checkpoints are occurring too ...
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Backup/restore check data is the same SQL Server

I'm a trainee SQL DBA. I'm using SSMS 2008r2. I've backed up a database and restored this as a new database on a new instance. I want to check to see if the data is the same on both databases. Is ...
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Check data is the same after restore SQL

I've backed up, transferred to another location and restored a database. Is there anyway to check that the data is the exact same? Would I be best using the CHECKSUM and then the VERIFYONLY method? ...
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MongoDB Unrecoverable Failure

My machine (OSX) had a power failure and when restarted, I have one db in Mongo that is completely unrecoverable. I am using the db per directory with dbpath and logpath specified options and was able ...
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SQL Server 2014 Management Studio restore destination changes from selected database

In SQL Server 2014 Management Studio, when I right-click on a database and choose restore, then tell it to restore from a .bak from disk, it always changes the restore destination away from the ...
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Restored database smaller than the backup file [closed]

The new database created from a restore file is half the size of the backup file I restored from. Why? Original backup settings: Recovery Model: SIMPLE Backup Type: FULL
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Microsoft SQL migration full/diff backup/restore

I would like to move a database from one physical location to another. I already have a copy of the full database backup at the new location which is done by a nightly SQL job and is about 20GB. If I ...
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My stored procedure randomly fails due to invalid object in a swapping database instance

I have a stored procedure in my database (say it is CustomerDB) which joins with a table function in a different database (say it is dbPerformance), the sp is something like: select something from ...
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Backup and restore DB through stored procedure

I need to backup a database from a server/db TO a destination Server/db. The process is pretty cool because you specify the Source Server and DB and the Destination Server / DB and the code is ...
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Restoring a database that belonged to an AG [duplicate]

I'm trying to perfect our disaster recovery steps... We take backups of a database that, in production, is in an AG. It is the only database in the AG. If we lose the building, I need to be able to ...
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Generate Database Creation Script Within A Stored Procedure

I'm looking to automate a wipe of our test environment to bring it up to be in-line with production at the end of every sprint. As it stands this is currently being completed by the test enviroment ...
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Restore DB from SQL Server 2008 R2 to 2014 Express

I'm trying to restore a database backup made in SQL Server 2008 R2 to the 2014 Express version. Is this even possible? If I choose restore from device and select my backup file, I see no database in ...
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SQL Server database backup(2012) restore on lower version(2008)

We want to restore 2012 *.bak to 2008 sql server, we don't want to prefer import/export logical backup. Looking forward to know downgrade procedure.
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How to include all sequences in pg_dump/pg_restore?

(Also posted to http://stackoverflow.com/q/32832486/398670) I have a PostgreSQL 9.4.4 database on my development server that contains test data that I want to dump and then restore to my production ...
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SQL Operating system error 5(Access is denied.)

Having trouble restoring .bak file located on desktop. My query RESTORE DATABASE MyDatabase FROM DISK='C:\Users\Mason\Desktop\48WSDB2_backup_2014_10_01_010027_0576172 - Copy.bak' results in ...
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MySQL – Backup/Restore Selected Tables/Fields Only

I support a Python application (includes some C modules) that utilises a MySQL database. A number of clients are running this in a standalone environment but have agreed that we can use their data ...
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How to remove triggers from the restored database in SQL Server

I am using SQL Server 2008 Management Studio. I've got a .bak backup file from a client to resolve a specific issue. Once I restore the database from the .bak file, I am unable to do any alter query ...
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Can a SQL Server 2005 msdb database be restored as a User database?

Can a SQL Server 2005 msdb database be restored as a User database on another instance (same Build)? "Why?" you ask: I need a list of the mail items that existed prior to installation of two service ...
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How do I update my database generated pg_basebackup through WAL files?

Following on from this post... I have a backup generated by pg_basebackup regularly, I would update it through the WAL files. What is the best way to do it?
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Best method for daily incremental copy of Postgres database

I'm trying to figure out the best plan of attack for making a nightly copy of our Heroku PostgreSQL production database to our local development environment. The database is rather large and grows ...
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How I create backup with backup by dump and WAL files in PostgreSQL?

I have a backup and WAL files, I like update my backup with WAL files. Anyone know how to do it? Thanks
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When to use full backup or full backup and then differential backup [duplicate]

There is a SQL Server 2012 database that has the following configurations Recovery mode : Simple Backup Schedule : Full backup at 01:00 hours daily as well as differential database backup 13:00 ...
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Restore from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014 fails

I have a SQL Server database backup of SQL Server 2008 R2. I want to restore that backup file that is around 40 GB on to a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express Edition (64-bit) and it runs till 95% and ...
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Errors restoring a differential backup

I'm getting the following error as I'm trying to restore from a differential backup: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: This backup set cannot be applied because it is on a recovery path that is ...
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How to restore a database from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2012

I've got a databe in SQL Server 2000 and older than it! And it's very old version. I can't restore to SQL Server 2012. Is that because of old version? How can I restore it? Is there any script or ...
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Restore .dmp file into csv

We have asked our clients for certain data in a csv file format and we just got a .dmp file. I have been trying to open it using MySQL as if it were .dump but it doesn't work. I have seen other ...
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Restoring Database to a smaller test envrionment [duplicate]

I don't believe this is possible but wanted to check. I've got a bi-weekly job running to restore the full backup to a test environment so the devs have something fresh to destroy without damaging ...
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What all files are required for restoration process of SQL Server in Full + Diff + Transactional backup policy

I am reading about different types of backup policy in sql server. I am not clear with backup policy for Full + Differential + Transactional backiup My main attention is towards what all files would ...
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Can't restore SQL Server db from full backup, log processing fails, database in 'restoring' state

I am trying to set up a database for development purposes on my PC's local SQL Server Developer Edition 12.0.2000.8. I've got a full database backup and separate transaction-log-only backup files ...
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Upgrade Database from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2008 R2 [closed]

I've upgrade my database from SQL Server 2008 to 2008 R2 (v10.50.1600.1) on a remote server. Version of my local SQL Server is 10.50.1600.1. When attempting to restore database from remote server to ...
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Fullbackup + Differential/Copy-only

We have a PROD full backups copied over to support envs daily and we restore to support environments to triage some issues, as the DB is growing big we would want to run the full backup copy only on ...
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Copy postgis layer from S3 to Heroku

I have a dump of a postgis layer (layer.dump), which I am trying to add to my heroku database (mydatabase). The postgis layer is stored on S3 (https://s3.amazonaws.com/layer.dump). I would like to add ...
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How to copy tablespace from one database to another database in Oracle 11g

How to copy tablespace and datafiles from one database to another database in Oracle 11g in same server ?
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Mongo DB Site to Site Migration

I am somewhat new to MongoDB but I do have some experience with MySQL and PostgreSQL. Currently, I need to migrate Mongo DB from one site to another. The sites should be identical (development and ...
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Unable to restore the database with the query [closed]

USE master GO ALTER DATABASE Tfs_CoE SET SINGLE_USER WITH ROLLBACK IMMEDIATE; GO RESTORE DATABASE Tfs_CoE FROM DISK = 'D:\Backupfolder\Tfs_CoE.bak' WITH MOVE 'Tfs_CoE' TO ...
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Distributor Configuration for Merge Replication Restore

I have recently taken over some DBA responsibilities in my current role, and I'm struggling with a restore of a merge-replicated Publisher DB and Subscriber DB from Prod into PreProd. Both ...
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MySQL restore old backup over new data

We have a MySQL backup. Did some changes on our database and some data was lost. In the mean time new records were added. We have to restore the mysql backup over our latest data. Some of the tables ...
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SQL Server restore differential after restoring full backup

Here is the situation: I had a full backup, and a differential backup. I have restored the full backup into the database. But accidentally lost that backup file. Now I would like to apply the ...
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Issues with mysql enterprise backup, assertion failure on restore

I'm trying to restore a backup to a new server, but having some issues with corruption. The source server has a 2.5T table which is very active. I copied the latest backup over to a new server and ...
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Is is possible to recover a database from the 'raw' files (.mdf and .ldf) of the old server to a new SQL Server instance on a new server?

I have a client that has POS software called Restaurant Pro Express (RPE) from www.pcamerica.com. RPE uses a SQL Server database. Their old POS server had a hardware failure, but I was able to attach ...