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Message Posted: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 @ 13:27:49 GMT
| Subj: || || Re: Any scripts to regulary backup Teradata databases |
| From: || || Geoffrey Rommel |
| ||Can you point me to a source regarding scripts to backup Teradata database through shell scripting.|| |
This depends on a number of factors. There are four basic configurations for archiving: (1) on the mainframe through MVS; on Windows or Linux
through (2) NetBackup, (3) NetVault, or (4) Tivoli Storage Manager. You need to find out which of these is being used in your shop.
If you have a new system, it was probably configured with TARA (Tiered Archive/Recovery Architecture). This makes it easy: you set up the
archive jobs in the TARA GUI and then schedule a ksh or bat file to kick off TARAlaunch ("TARAlaunch -j my_arc_job -w"). The manual explains how
to do this.
Technically, it is possible to run arcmain directly in a script and send the output to a disk file, another process, or anywhere else you want,
but this is an advanced technique.