Database Backups and Recovery
Before inserting and manipulating the data in the database you have created in the previous chapters, it is a good idea to back it up so that if things go wrong, it will be possible to recover the data back to a stable point.
What is abundantly clear when working with any sort of system where data are held is that there must be a comprehensible and workable backup and recovery strategy in place for when things go wrong. The recovery may also be required to cater to problems from a hardware failure due to an act of God. In any of these instances, we may move to an offsite location, which is a building a ...