Subject RE: [IB-Architect] Shadows questions...
Author Leyne, Sean

How does the performance of the create shadow compare to performing a
full backup of your DB?


-----Original Message-----
From: Dalton Calford [mailto:dcalford@...]
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2000 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: [IB-Architect] Shadows questions...

Hi Oliver,

> a. Can I CREATE SHADOW on an existing populated database ?
> Assumed answer : yes, which implies the engine brings the freshly
> shadow in synch with the DB.

Yes, the shadow can be created at any time.

> b. So when I CREATE SHADOW, how is arranged the initialization
> (synchronization) of that shadow with the DB ? Is this a concurrent
> with the normal engine operation or is the engine operation paused
while the
> synch. takes place ?

When we use this process, our users do not notice we are doing anything
Of course, this depends on your equipment you are using vs the user

best regards


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