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MongoDB Restore Operations

early release

Restore Objectives

Your objective for restoring data determines the process that you must follow and the restore destination.

Objective for the restore operation

Reason

Process

Destination

Recover data from long-term storage

 

The data is in long-term storage based on compliance requirements

  1. Identify the corresponding media.
  2. Make sure that it is available for the recovery operation

This data would be restored to an in-place destination.

Restore data from a specified range of time

The data was accidentally deleted.

  1. Determine the time range.
  2. Browse and restore data based on a time range that you specify.

Typically, this data would be restored to an out-of-place destination.

Restore to a point in time

The database is corrupted or otherwise invalid.

Determine the date and time.

Typically, this data would be restored to an in-place destination.

Restore Destinations

The restore destinations for MongoDB data are as follows:

  • In-place restore destination: Restore the data to the same path on the same client from which the database was backed up.
  • Out-of-place restore destination: You can restore the data to a new set of servers that have the same shard configuration as the source.

Last modified: 9/24/2018 1:03:00 PM