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From "Mamta Satoor" <msat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Back End Database Files [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2007 14:59:59 GMT
Hi Ashley,

Yes, it is ok to move the databases as long as you copy the entire database
directory strucutre.

You can find a thread on the similar topic at


On 3/7/07, ashley.davidson@abs.gov.au <ashley.davidson@abs.gov.au> wrote:
> Can Derby databases be updated by swapping the files in the back end?
> We have a rather slow process that we have to run to completely re-create
> our Derby back end each time we update our metadata. I have tried backing
> up the database files created by Derby and then using a file copy to
> another machine to effect changes and this seems to work well.
> I'm looking for confirmation that the files are not system dependant.
> The files I'm talking about are those in the log, seg0 and tmp folders, as
> well as the db.lck and service.properties files. I'm assuming at this
> stage
> that the naming conventions are standard.
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