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From "Amir Michail" <amich...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Safe backups
Date Fri, 18 Jul 2008 16:16:51 GMT
On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 9:55 AM, Donald McLean <dmclean62@gmail.com> wrote:
> That's what I did for a long time and I didn't have any problems. That
> doesn't mean that properly closing/shutting down things isn't a good
> habit to get into.
>
> Donald

Could someone explain the mechanism(s) for getting a corrupt database
copy?  I'm using transactions, so isn't there protection against this
sort of problem anyway?  How long does it take to commit a
transaction?

Amir

>
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 11:45 PM, Amir Michail <amichail@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Would it be sufficient to shut down tomcat (using
>> /etc/init.d/tomcat5.5 stop) before copying derby databases?
>>
>> What would happen to open connections if I do this?  Could the copy be corrupt?
>



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