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For large scale projects with significant billable activity and/or high rate of change to business critical information, an archive repository is needed. This is an extension of normal file backup software.
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Use of a Snapshot Database Archive to Capture Point In Time Project Status and
On a regular basis (weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.) a complete named archive copy of
the project database is created. The archive copy may be used to recover from system
problems or provide a point-in-time picture of billable activity that existed during the prior
billing cycle. The screen capture below shows are practical application as used on a
corporate migration project:
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The archive frequency is configurable as follows. It is much more flexible and robust
that existing program products.
A variety of frequencies may be specified and simultaneously used. For instance, a
database may be archived both quarterly (with all quarterly archives retained) and
nightly (with nightly replacement).
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Weekly (on a specific day of week)
Bi-weekly (on specific days of week)
Monthly (on a specific day of month, for instance, calendar vs. accounting)
Bi-monthly (on specific days of month, for instance, calendar vs. final and mid-month
Quarterly (on a specific day)
Yearly (on a specific day)
Archives are named/stored based on the type of archive and the date the archive
was performed for ease of identification Complete archive history is stored in the parent database