Subject RE: Re[2]: [firebird-support] confiable backup?
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
> AA> 1) For now
> AA> The only way to test if you have a reliable backup it's to restore it.
> I agree and make a habit of this. However it is a pain for customers
> to do woh do not have a DBA. For them I use scripts and good the
> windows scheduler. However I have just found a reference to a backup
> utility that can run as a service and do automatic restore to test for
> validity. Here is the URL :
> I have no idea if it does what it says it does but somebody might be
> intrested.
> AA> 2) What it should be.
> AA> Yes, it should be different. At the time we have a backup, it should be
> AA> reliable and 'restorable'.
> I know that there is another backup/Restore utility out there that
> does not use Gbak. It was written by an Australian but I seem to
> have lost the reference for it at present. If anyone else knows about
> it maybe they could post the URL for intrested parties.

Perhaps Geoff Worboys' DBak?

Best Regards,
Thomas Steinmaurer

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