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From:Vivek Khera Date:March 23 1999 9:14pm
Subject:Re: database backups
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>>>>> "EC" == Ed Carp <erc@stripped> writes:

EC> As for the potential to lose data consistency, see section 5.4 of
EC> the manual for a related discussion on record locking and
EC> commit-rollback.  Sections
EC> 7.23 and 10.10 talk about table locking.

But if you're copying the database piece by piece without knowledge of 
the applications modifying it, then you will have inconsistencies.

The application as a whole may not, but the copy may.


Vivek Khera, Ph.D.                Khera Communications, Inc.
Internet: khera@stripped       Rockville, MD       +1-301-545-6996
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