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SAP NetWeaver MDM 7.1 Administrator's Guide by Uday Rao

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Duplicating an MDM repository

An MDM repository can be duplicated or copied for the following reasons:

  • Backup: Duplicate an MDM repository as a backup, allowing you to discard subsequent changes and revert to the point of duplication.

    Tip

    If you duplicate an MDM repository to the same DBMS machine as the original, the repository is not secure against hardware failure, only against user corruption. If your objective is to back up the MDM repository, it is safer to duplicate a repository to a separate DBMS machine.

  • Training: Use the duplicate for training purposes or experimentation by designers and other MDM repository maintenance personnel.
  • Testing: Use the duplicate for testing purposes, to try out new ideas without affecting or endangering the active, ...

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