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Application-Consistent vs. Crash-Consistent Backup

It’s no secret that data backup is a crucial practice for any organization. However, it's important to ensure your backups occur in a format that makes it as fast to restore as possible. Ideally, for database applications, your data protection solution will capture complete cloud workloads with application-consistent or crash-consistent backups. But what, exactly, is the difference between the two terms? Crash-Consistent Backup Crash-consistent copies are taken at the storage layer without involving the application…
Trilio Content Team
February 20, 2019