Re: Cluster Data On Tap (CDOT)

From: Ls Cheng <>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2017 08:12:12 +0100
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You run

  1. alter database begin backup
  2. storage snapshot
  3. alter database end backup

so it is a consistent, recoverable backup


On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 1:44 AM, Gus Spier <> wrote:

> I am studying up on CDOT, which appears to me to be NetApp's answer to
> virtualization. While I work through the documentation, I am ensorcelled by
> the concept of database recovery by means of snapshots.
> I have never had the opportunity to try to restore/recover a database with
> a snapshot. To me, it sounds like the efforts of a system administrator who
> tried to restore and recover a production database with operating system
> copies of the open data files. Of course, that didn't work and much
> hilarity and mayhem ensured.
> I'm sure that people smarter than me have figured out how to use snapshots
> to recover databases, but I've never been able to reason my way through the
> process. Does anybody know how it is accomplished?
> Fond regards,
> Gus

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