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The present invention provides a method for generating a backup of a database file that is suitable for a hard recovery operation. A snapshot of the database file is generated and the log and/or patch files associated with the database are stored in a backup location. Additionally, the header and/or footer information of the database is stored, thereby enabling a restored snapshot of the database to be converted into a file suitable for a hard recovery operation.

Title
System and method for snapshot full backup and hard recovery of a database
Application Number
10/267971
Publication Number
7707184 (B1)
Application Date
October 9, 2002
Publication Date
April 27, 2010
Inventor
Michael D Mankovsky
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Qing Zhang
Mountain View
CA, US
Agent
Cesari and McKenna
Assignee
NetApp
CA, US
IPC
G06F 7/00
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