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  • What is the best backup monitoring software when using multiple backup solutions?

    I'm researching backup monitoring software, I have looked at: EMC DPA, Symantec Netbackup Ops, APTARE, but what other options are out there that can give you a good view into your environment when you have more that one backup solution?

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  • How to improve the restore performance in PostgreSQL

    For our restore performance in PostgreSQL, we used pg_dump with the default plain format (which worked okay). But then we started to get time / space improvements when using pg_dump -Fc | gzip -9 -c > However, when we tried to create the database anew, the restore took almost half a day to...

    ITKE361,585 pointsBadges:
  • Restore data to different database in SQL Server

    Last week, we did a backup of our SQL Server database. This backup is usually done weekly in our scheduler and we always get a .bak file. But we need to make some changes to the data so I need to restore it to another database. Is there a way to restore to the second database? Thank you.

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  • Team Foundation Server 2010: Backup and recovery process

    We've recently installed Team Foundation Server 2010 and now we're starting to prepare for the backup and recovery process. We realized that the configuration info / data is stored in the Tfs_Configuration Tfs_DefaultCollection databases. What's the best way to backup these databases? Can someone...

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  • How should we backup 20 TB of data?

    At our organization, we have a NAS server that is being used to store photography sessions. Each one has over 100 GB. Each year, it's accumulating 10 TB of data and it's going to keep on growing. We have been backing all this up using tape (LTO-5 tapes with Symantec BackupExec). Since the size...

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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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  • Deleted the SQL Server 2005 Database

    Hello! Please tell me is it possible to restore the database if someone accidentally deleted it? I have an old backup but I want a new database to reanimate. Really the database completely is removed from a disk?

    Britton5 pointsBadges:
  • Saving sublime text to migrate to another computer

    I'm trying to migrate from one Mac to another and I need to sublime text to another computer (to have all of the same plugins/configuration that I had on the old computer). Would there be a folder I could just copy and restore on another one to replicate everything?

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  • What is the best value for an on-premise backup platform?

    We need to migrate away from Storegrid and it is very difficult to find an on premise solution that we can install in our Data Center and provide backups to our clients. The Asigra pricing model is outrageous but the platform looks nice. Where can we look to find a solution, that we can log install...

    JamieA5 pointsBadges:
  • Using a .bak file with SQL Server 7

    I currently use SQL Server 7, and I have a .bak file downloaded. Can you direct me on how to open this .bak file and how to convert it to allow usage with SQL Server 7?

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • Data Security

    I do all my business from my laptop, my question is what is the best way to restore my files and folders along with my OS in case of a virus or machine failure? Thank you. ~Akhtar

    Akhtarh5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 backup without software purchase

    How can I backup my entire Windows 7 system for disaster recovery without buying any software?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Recover data from old Exchange Database

    We had a hard drive crash and had to rebuild our exchange server. We were able to later recover the old hard drive data and the exchange database. How do we go about getting the data from the old database transferred to the current database?

    Jack@DVAEYC5 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the best way to backup a server?

    Hello all, I hope that I can get some guidance on this issue. What is the best way to backup a server, at regular intervals, I have a utility called Sanpshot that I use for backups, but unfortunately I have not been able to successfully get it to run on a schedule, I am still trying, because the...

    CGarcia26C1,025 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory 2003 backup

    Can you backup your AD schema? What is best practice for backing up Active Directory 2003? Is there any difference in backing up 2008?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Best Option to Backup A Terabytes worth of Data

    What is the best and cost effective way to backup a 1 to 1.5 Terabytes worth of data? What I am backing up is these scanned in images that are just sitting in a directory but are not backed up. Thanks.

    Asif7820 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft Outlook backup utility

    My company is looking for a good, safe, reliable Microsoft Outlook 2007 backup utility/program. Any suggestions?

    Cadetmeador55 pointsBadges:
  • Does Windows 7 Home Premium include the Backup and Restore utility found in Win 7 Professional?

    Does Windows 7 Home Premium include the Backup and Restore utility found in Win 7 Professional?

    Ddinanno1235 pointsBadges:
  • Lotus Notes archive database corrupt

    Does anyone know how to repair a corrupt Lotus Notes archive database?

    Eric macy5 pointsBadges:
  • Symantic Ghost Solution Suite 2.5

    I have worked with ghost 2003 before. I was trying to get the newer version, I assume 14?. Some how in the office they ordered "Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5! I am looking at this thing and it talks about deploying Windows Vista and stuff. That's not what I am trying to do though. I just have a...

    Techzon1225 pointsBadges:

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