Subject Re: [SPAM 4] Re: [firebird-support] Backup scheme?
Author Hannes Streicher
Guten Tag Kjell Rilbe,

> Claudio Romero skriver:
>> Shadow is a replication at transaction level and real time. The two or
>> more copy databases are identical. Good for disc failure

> So what is technically the difference between shadow files and
> replication, apart from the fact that shadowing is built into FB while
> replication requires a third-party tool?

> It seems to me that both create a second file that's kept up to date
> transaction by transaction.

shadow runs on the same server (think of it as a raid 0) if
your server dies your data may be gone ,
replication copies your data to another server
which may be far away but may have a more or less small timelag
(if your office burns down you still have a current copy at home/
other office/internet provider(rented server)

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Hannes Streicher mailto:HStreicher@...