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How to clone a Database Instance
The clone feature allows you to create a new Database Instance from an existing one. The clone includes all existing databases, users and permissions. You can create a clone on a Database Instance bigger than your current one.
The clone is fully independent from its parent.
Click PostgreSQL and MySQL under Managed Databases on the side menu. A list of your Database Instances displays.
Click the database name or «See more Icon» > More info to access the Database Instance information page.
Scroll down to the Clone section.
Click Clone a Database Instance. A pop-up displays.
Enter a name for your database or leave the default name suggested by the Scaleway console.
Select a node type. You can keep the same node type, or upgrade to a bigger one.
Click Clone a Database Instance.
The source Database Instance remains available during the cloning process in Backing up mode. Some actions are not available during this time.
The time it takes to clone a Database Instance with local storage depends on the size of the database. For Database Instances with Block Storage the cloning process is slightly faster.