Brian Hart

PDM Timestamp Backup Ok?

Discussion created by Brian Hart on Mar 20, 2009
Latest reply on Mar 20, 2009 by 1-YJ1IM
We plan to backup our PDM vault every night. IT department would prefer to backup only files that have changed (timestamp changes since last backup), versus the entire vault.

I am concerned about inter-file dependencies. My gut tells me it is safer to create a new copy of the entire vault each backup.

Could the timestamp change approach potentially make the backups unstable?