Guides - Restore from a Backup
Fully managed cloud database clusters built on top of Linode’s trusted and reliable platform.
Each Managed Database includes daily backups of your data, taken on a 24 hour cadence. Up to 7 backups are stored for each database cluster, which provides you with a restore point for each day in the last week. This guide walks you through viewing and restoring from these backups.
CautionRestoring from a backup erases all data stored within the database cluster and replaces it with the data from that backup.
Log in to the Cloud Manager and select Databases from the left navigation menu.
Select your Managed Database from the list. This opens the detail page for that database cluster.
Navigate to the Backups tab. A list of your available backups are displayed, organized by the date they were created.
Locate the backup you wish to restore and click the corresponding Restore link. A confirmation dialog appears.
Enter the name of the database cluster in the Database Label field and click the Restore Database button. This deletes all the data currently stored on the database and restores the data from the selected backup. The restore process takes a few moments, the length of which depends on the amount of data. You can monitor the progress by viewing the listing page for all your database clusters.
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