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Are database backups really necessary anymore? (D04)

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2010



DATE: 2010-11-9 (08:30 - 09:30)
SPEAKERS: Dale McInnis (IBM Canada LTd.)

In this presentation we will discuss the need, or lack there of, for database backups. There are many different techniques available today that can be used in lieu of a traditional backup. These techniques will be discussed and positioned with respect to the Recovery Point Object and Recovery Time Objective they provide.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner

OBJECTIVES:

Review of current backup and recovery functionality

Are backups really needed anymore?

Protecting yourself from physical corruption

Protecting yourself from logical corruption

What do I do for the peta-byte size DBs?



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