SQL Database Restore

Try to run back up restore from SQL Server 2008 Database with the size of 33910.20 MB
Any ideas how long it will usually take?
Webboy2008Asked:
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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
Wow..  That is a very loaded question.

Where are you backing up to?  Local drive or NAS or SAN?
If you are using a NAS or SAN, what is the speed of your network?
Local drive and across an IDE Interface or SCSI LUN?
How much memory do you have installed on the server?
Is the server 64-bit or 32-bit?

Have you queried your SQL Logs to see how long this is taking?

HTH,

Kent
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Ramesh Babu VavillaCommented:
select command,percent_complete,'elapsed'=total_elapsed_time/60000.0,
'remainind'=estimated_completion_time/60000.0 from sys.dm_exec_requests
where command like 'backup%'



this query returns you the estimated completion time, but it you have to start backup before starting it
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mark_gaoCommented:
you can use compression option to backup database,it will save you a lot space and time
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David ToddSenior DBACommented:
Hi,

Use the stats clause to get a percentage complete progress message.

Use Instant Initialisation to reduce the overhead of zero-ing the datafile.
http://www.bradmcgehee.com/2010/07/instant-file-initialization-speeds-sql-server/

HTH
  David
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Anthony PerkinsCommented:
>>Any ideas how long it will usually take?<<
32 minutes and 47 seconds.
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