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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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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SQL Server 2008 R2 - Moving nodes in mirrored environment

Was hoping that I would find this documented somewhere, but I've searched and searched. Finally asking the question myself: I have SQL Server 2008 R2 in a HA setup (primary/mirror/witness) I want to ...
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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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after a crash and disk i/o error, mysql won't start

We had an i/o error (don't know yet why) but we restarted the server, run an fsck and everything seemed to be fixed, the server booted ok, just that mysql doesn't want to start. Nothing works, we have ...
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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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Couldn't restore database and couldn't change Single user mode to Multi user mode

I am unable to restore a database. The database is stuck in single user mode. I cannot change to multi-user mode. I was restoring the SQL Server database from Prod to Dev as I have done many times ...
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Database recovery procedure

I recovered a database with last full backup, all differentials after the full, and then all log backups after the last differential. Can I trust the database is right or do I have to do it again the ...
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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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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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Possible to restore a damaged database's PRIMARY filegroup only?

I have a database (MyDatabase) with 2 filegroups, [PRIMARY] and [SECONDARY]. The [SECONDARY] filegroup has 2 datafiles, [DataFileA] and [DataFileB]. [DataFileA] is damaged (even after DBCC CHECKDB ...
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idera - why it restores databases faster

We have a 2gb live database that takes forever restore whenever I need some live data to test something. If I use idera it takes 5 mins at most. When I use the restore database command it can take ...
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Fail to attach database : MSDTC Check status of transaction

I am attaching a database from a snapshot taken of the production database volumes. These databases will be anonymised and then restored to our DEV servers. Here is my attach statement: CREATE ...
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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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manual data migration/rescue MySQL version: 5.6.23

MySQL died and could not be started. So I transferred my database files via rsync to another server and restore from back up. Now I am trying to access my data with my updated records. mysql> use ...
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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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Error 3203 restoring SQL Server backup: The data is invalid

I am trying to restore a .bak file (backup taken on SQL Server 2008 R2, compatibility level 100). I am restoring the backup on SQL Server 2012 edition. I get the below error. Unfortunately the ...
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Restoring SQL Server 2012 DB - OPEN SYMMETRIC KEY SKey DECRYPTION BY CERTIFICATE NAME Not working

Database Admins, can you please help me out and let me know why my script is not allowing me to DECRYPTBYKEY once I restore my DB from a PRODUCTION BACKUP.... -- SET Staging to Single User Mode to be ...
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Error when restoring SQL Server 2008 R2 backup on 2012

I am trying to restore a .bak file (backup taken on SQL Server 2008 R2, compatibility level 100). I am restoring the backup on SQL Server 2012 edition. I get the below error. Unfortunately the ...
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How to define the logical name in a backup ? ( Sql Server 2008 )

I saw : This question but it didnt help me. In a simple way, Is there a way to do : Backup database SomeDatabase to disk ='c:\teste\SomeDatabase.bkp' configuring the Logical Name? Because we ...
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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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Restoring a backup of a database from SQL Server 2014 into SQL Server 2012 [duplicate]

Is it possible to load a backup of SQL server 2014db into SQL server 2012? Trying to import/restore is throwing backward compatibility issues. Thanks
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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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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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Restoring database between different version of SQL Server (SoftwareVersionBuild)

i have a question about restoring database from newer version of SQL Server to older, when version differs only in SoftwareVersionBuild. I know that's not possible to restore database from SQL Server ...
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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 to restore database from /var/lib/mysql

I have a database folder from a crashed server called gain_wordpress. I'm trying to put that database on a new server but I'm not able to do it successfully. I don't have a .sql dump, all I have is ...
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Restore Database SET SINGLE_USER

I am in the process of writing a restore database script. I want to be able to connect as sa and run the restore script. When I run SET SINGLE_USER does this mean that my login is the only user ...
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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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Why do I need to reset user mapping always after restoring my DB

I have created a user using SQL Server 2014 management studio, I have mapped user to a couple of tables as db_owner. But after restoring my databases the mapping again cleared for the user and I need ...
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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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Can we add different log files for different databases in MySQL for recovering the queries?

I have a master master replication system for a single database. In mysql all the logs for a single database can be recovered through binlogs and relay logs. Now I'm adding another database for the ...
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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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When upgrading config servers to use WireTiger, the running config server with wiredtiger does not authenticate the existing pass and user?

In order to upgrade mongodb to 3.0.0, I am upgrading my config servers to use WireTiger. I followed the subsection of Change Config Server to Use WiredTiger. There are 18 steps. I run mongodump --port ...
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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 database on a shared drive, do I need to ...
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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 ROLLFORWARD option “TO END OF LOGS” - does it read archive logs?

I read about ROLLFORWARD option on link http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_9.7.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.cmd.doc/doc/r0001978.html?cp=SSEPGG_9.7.0%2F3-6-2-4-106 but I could not find ...
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Restore databases from prod to test server with data over X days

We've got a list from app owners to restore say 20 databases from a total of 100 available production server databases onto a test server on weekly basis. Moreover, they require it in a way that ...
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DB2 ROLLFORWARD ERROR when doing “TO A POINT IN TIME” option

I do restore command of backup image which was made 03.03.2015 at 19:20: db2 restore database maxdb71 from "/data/archiveBackup" taken at 20150303192002 without prompting; Then I try to do the ...
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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 ...