Tag: database snapshot
Its essential that a DBA understands what happens when a snapshot is created. The following process happens, Database snapshots operate at the data-page level. Before a page of the source database is modified for the first time, the original page is copied from the source database to the snapshot. This process is called a copy-on-write…
What is a Database Snapshot? * The Database Snapshot is a new feature that is available in Enterprise edition of SQL Server 2005. * It provides a read-only, static view of a database. * Multiple snapshots can exist for a single database on the same server instance as the database.