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SAP MAXDB restore test with db available

Jun 27, 2017 at 10:51 AM

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Hello,

SAP MAXDB 7.8, Win 2008, backint with Veritas Netbackup used.

Hello,

is there a scenario how to test restore of some data (backed up by backint into 3rd party backupSW) with db still available? Examples what I mean:

- with Oracle, you can restore archived logs without their recovery against db

- with MS SQL, you can restore db backup into alternate database within the same instance

Or, another scenario with Oracle:

- you can create new test datafile in existing db with some data in it and:

- backup it

- delete it

- restore it

This everything without db downtime or users disruption.

Is there something similar possible in SAP MAXDB? I wanna to perform basic data restorability without any service interruption.

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James Zhang
Jul 06, 2017 at 02:54 AM
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Hi Mikulik,

Maxdb is not supporting "data file" backup, restore.

You have to use backup command to do the backup, then the data will be backed up into a medium (not data file format).

By the way when you deleting a data file in maxdb, the to-be-deleted data file's content will be distributed into other database files,
which means the data is always in database.

Best regards,
James

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