• How to automate SQL Server database backup

    I've been generating SQL Scripts on a daily basis so we can have a backup our SQL Azure database. But we're working to do this on an automated level. Is there a way to do this?

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  • Implementing EBS automatic backup on Amazon EC2

    We've been implementing an automatic backup system for our EBS on Amazon AWS. When we run the command below as EC2-user, it works. /opt/aws/bin/ec2-create-snapshot --region us-east-1 -K /home/ec2-user/pk.pem -C /home/ec2-user/cert.pem -d "vol-******** snapshot" vol-******** But when we add...

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  • Query when last transaction log backup happened in SQL Server 2008

    I'm trying to query when the last transaction log backup happened in SQL Server 2008. Does anyone know how to do that? Thanks!

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  • Back up GIT repository onto an external hard drive

    I've been trying to backup a GIT repository, which will have several branches into an external hard drive. After a later time, we should be able to copy it back into our machine and work on it. I've already tried to copy the directory folder (which contains the GIT directory) and it worked. Is...

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  • How to back up a MongoDB database

    Is there a way to create a backup of our Meteor MongoDB database? When we try to run meteor mongo, the Mongodump command doesn't work inside the meteor Mongoshell. What should we do?

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  • Daily backup on SQL Server Express

    We're currently running a web application through SQL Server Express as a back end. We're able to create a backup through a script but we need to schedule it on a daily basis. Any way to do this?

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  • How to backup an Amazon S3 bucket

    Would anyone happen to know how to recover from an accidental deletion of an Amazon S3 bucket? One of our interns (clumsy them) clicked on the wrong button and deleted everything. There's a ton of data in there. Could we sync the entire bucket locally? Anyone have an idea?

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  • How to backup a MySQL database daily

    As of today, I have a 20 GB MySQL database that I backup daily using mysqldump. But there's one problem with it: When I don't take down the web server, it takes forever to backup (only takes 5-10 minutes when I take it down). Would there be a better way to do a backup for this?

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  • Would an unplugged hard drive deteriorate?

    We have several GBs of old data that's stored on a hard drive. If we were to unplug the drive and toss it into our library, would the drive deteriorate? We're curious because this is the first drive going into a library. Thanks so much!

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  • What backup options are there for Rackspace cloud site?

    Does anyone know of some options that I can use for backing up content from a Rackspace cloud site. This would include files, images, etc. I know about CRON jobs but I'm not sure if there's anything else.

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  • Backing up H2 database engine when it’s running

    Hi experts, I have a question for all of you! I'm building a web application with a H2 database engine. But I'm having issues backing up the data when the database is running. Is it stored in the file system? Would I be able to backup the outputted files? Thanks so much.

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  • Error when restoring a backup to a local database server

    We've been trying to restore a backup, from a .bak file to a local database server but we keep running into the same error message every single time. Here's what we're getting: An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch.(Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo) Cannot open...

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  • Statement fails when backing up SQL Server to UNC

    My team is creating a maintenance plan for our SQL Server 2005. Our backup needs to be written to another server so we're using a UNC path. One member of the team (who's running the SQL Agent jobs) has full access to the other server. But we've run into a problem: The statement keeps failing....

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  • How to backup hard drives offsite

    I've been working on a hard drive backups project for the last few months. Is there a good way to store them offsite? We most use hard drives (not tapes). Any help is appreciated.

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  • What’s the best way for backup checking?

    One of our administrators has been making a system which would automatically backup everything and forgets about it (as long as their no problems). He would only be notified when the system fails (AKA if the system is broken or unrestorable). He's trying to figure out a good way avoid these...

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  • How to backup MySQL database automatically on Windows Server

    I've been searching everywhere to find an answer to my question but still can't find anything. Would anyone happen to know if it's possible to backup a MySQL database automatically during certain times of the day to a specific server / email attachment? Should we use the Windows Task Scheduler?...

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  • How to restore original repository state from backup

    For some reason, one of our interns accidentally pulled some changes from our main repo with rebase parameter. Is there a way I can restore the original repository state from our backup? It was created during the rebase. Thanks so much.

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  • How to backup MySQL users and their privileges

    Is there a way to actually backup our MySQL users and their privileges? Would mysqldump work? Here's what I have so far: mysqldump -d -u root -p MyTable > Schema.sql Thanks so much!

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  • Is there a command line program to backup databases in SQL Server?

    We've been so busy with other projects that we've been putting off backing up our database on our internal servers. Does anyone know if there's a way (or a simple command line program) that we can use to backup certain databases in SQL Server? Maybe a VBScript? Thank you.

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  • Backup SQL Server database to a local server

    I'm trying to copy a database from our remote server to another server. We tried using SQL Server Management Studio but it keeps backing up to a drive on the remote server. Should we use a third party tool? Or is there another way to copy this database over?

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