Repository archive and unarchive
Using the MDM archiving mechanism, repositories can be converted into a DBMS and platform-independent format called the Archive. The Unarchive command restores the repository from the archive.
The advantages of the archive and unarchive method are:
- Easy to use: Creating an archive is easily done from the Console and does not require DBMS knowledge.
- Segmenting: An archive file can be segmented into multiple files for easy offline storage. The initial file segment always has the file name extension
.a2a. Thereafter, segment extensions are numbered sequentially beginning with
.a00, .a01, and so on.
- DBMS version and brand independent: MDM archive will work even when the DBMS version is upgraded. It can also be unarchived ...