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sql server 12
I have downloaded a sql server database into sql server 2012 on my computer.
how do i create a duplicate of this local database?
Microsoft SQL Server
8/22/2022 - Mon
What do you mean by duplicate?
there are different ways.
1. Take a backup of the original and create new database. Do restore from the backup
2. Take database script and execute on new database.
duplicate with the existing data. It is to use as an online test database for code changes that are being made.
I have downloaded a .bak copy into my local sql server 2012.
I wanted to make a duplicate of this local copy which i can then modify (data and table changes) before putting it back online for testing a new version of the website.
I have very little experience of sql db admin, just enough to know that I will probably mess up anything complicated!
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