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Old 08-11-2005, 02:40 PM   #1
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mysql dropped database.... can it be restored?


Hello,

I did something really newbie today and dropped a database without backing it up first... is it gone forever?

Thanks.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 02:45 PM   #2
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First step is to slap yourself in the head cause there's most likely a chance your not getting your database back without a backup. Unless you know or familiar with some forensic tools for recovery, depending on how important this database was, it's probably less hassle to start over and rebuild it.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 03:13 PM   #3
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WOW! Thank you for the lovely response.

Muchly appreciated. So glad I came here to ask!!!
 
  


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