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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mysql restore from data directory

I recently asked a question regarding the restoration of a pretty huge (around 300 to 400 GB) mysql database and got some nice suggestions as seen here. Now, I have backed up the data directory of ...
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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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Is it possible to set stand-by database to active, do changes and then continue restore chain?

Basically, I'm using a custom log shipping method on a sql 2012, where the transaction files are manually copied to an offsite location. The files are then restored using something similar: RESTORE ...
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What is a good way to verify that a restore completed successfully in SQL Server?

Right now, we test our SQL backups once a month by pulling the most recent backup file and restoring it onto a test database. If SQL Server says the restore is successful, we spot-check a few tables ...
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Extract one MySQL database from a FULL MYSQL Server backup file

I have a small shared windows server on which i'have installed MySQL 5.1 engine for hosting my user's mysql databases. I backup the complete MySQL databases each day by running this script as batch ...
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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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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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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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Restore large MySQL dump thorugh EasyPHP

I am trying to upload large files on easyphp but as there is limitation on this software and large databases cannot be uploaded. Is there some other software that allows to import large databases? ...
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Build Restore History table

We restore a database daily that we download from an FTP site. I would like to build a history table that tracks when the database is restored on our SQL Server. This is easy. My issue is sometime ...
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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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Error during pg_restore. “text search dictionary ”unaccent“ does not exist”

I'm trying to move the data between servers. I recreated the whole database structure, checked that same users exist and unaccent extention that we use is enabled for all schemas of the target ...
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Log Sequence Numbers in Full BackUp and Log Backup

My full back-up starts daily at 02:00 AM. It takes about 3 hours. I also take T-Log back-ups every 15 minutes (at 15,30,45 and 00 hours). I can verify the LSN sequences of T-log backups when I ...
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SQL Error 3183 on SQL Server 2012

I have a backup of database version SQL Server 2008 R2. While restoring it to SQL Server 2012 I am getting error: msg 3183 RESTORE detected an error on page (6100:1886858449) in database ... . ...
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Restoring an entire SQL Server database instance

I have a server that we will be completely reformatting then rebuilding. Everything will be rebuilt exactly as it is now - same filenames, same directories, etc. After SQL Server is installed, I ...
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What is this error about in sql server?

Trying to restore database, getting a dialog in SQL Server Management Studio You cannot select backup sets from different databases" Any idea why I am getting this error? BTW backup is from ...
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Restore a SQL Server database to an offline copy

I have SQL Server Management Studio. I need to access a backup file (*.bak). How do I create a new database engine that is OFFLINE (running from my PC not the server) and then restore the database ...
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Database Restore Failed Due to Incompatible Version of SQL Server [duplicate]

I am working on different two SQL Server, I need to transfer database from one server to another but problem is the servers have different versions. Below is image of error message. Using SELECT ...
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SQL Server 2012, triggers missing after restore database

I am using MS SQL Management Studio 2012 to restore the database from a .bak file. (That file is from the backup of the database on server) In my new database, the triggers are missing. Why did I ...
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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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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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SQL Server DB restore fails

I am trying to do a SQL Server database restore using this T-SQL code: ----Make Database to single user Mode ALTER DATABASE xyz SET SINGLE_USER WITH ROLLBACK IMMEDIATE ----Restore Database RESTORE ...
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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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mysqlbinlog recovery table wise

I am going to restore my MySQL database table using log files. My database name is "decsys" . I have already created sql using log files C:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.5.8\bin>mysqlbinlog -d decsys ...
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media family on device is incorrectly formed. SQL Server cannot process this media family

I am trying to restore a .BAK in SQL server but get the following error: Msg 3241, Level 16, State 7, Line 1 The media family on device 'c:\glyn\JA.bak' is incorrectly formed. SQL Server cannot ...
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Verify mysqldump backup is corruption free

We've got a cron task backing up our Database using mysqldump - my main concern is corruption, short of manually importing and checking the backups each time whats the best way to check / verify a ...
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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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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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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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Error while restoring a Database from an SQL dump

I am extremely new to MySQL and am running it on Windows. I am trying to restore a Database from a dumpfile in MySQL, but I get the following error: $ >mysql -u root -p -h localhost -D database ...
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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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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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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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Aborted restoring from back up Sql Server 2008

I started restoring from backup using (WITH REPLACE, RESTORE WITH RECOVERY) and realized that it was a mistake, so I stopped restoring. Now this db is unavailable and has a 'Restoring' status. Can ...
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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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How to restore a database from a .bak file to an existing database via GUI? [closed]

How can I restore a database from a .bak file to an existing database via the GUI instead of using the commands? Will the database be inconsistent if I restore a previous backup and what will happen ...
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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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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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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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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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pg_restore: [archiver (db)] could not execute query: ERROR: schema “public” already exists

I am using pg_dump / pg_restore to backup and restore a PostgreSQL database, but am getting some error messages (and a non-zero exit status) from pg_restore. I tried a super simple base case (outlined ...
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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 ...