Re: what is the main purpose of cloning a database.

From: Dennis Williams <>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 11:15:03 -0600
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  1. Some databases are so large that cloning is the only method of creating a test database.
  2. Before a production change is made, it is recommended that change be made in a test database and then tested. This can avoid the awkward situation of production changes that need to be backed out. Cloning produces an exact copy of the production database.

Dennis Williams

Received on Wed Dec 17 2008 - 11:15:03 CST

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