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Online Database Backup

Data loss can happen in many ways. One of the most common cause is physical failure of the media the data is stored on. You probably have everything saved on your PC's hard drive. That hard drive will not live forever. To quote a friend of mine, “there are only two types of hard drives – the ones that have failed and the ones that will fail.” Yes, normally hard drives will live for years without incident. But eventually they will die. It may happen gradually, by more and more bad clusters accumulating until most of the drive is unusable. Or it may happen suddenly, the hard drive just dies without warning. Through the online database backup support, you will be able to keep a updated copy of your active database at the global server, which is way too secure and reliable source. Once you take the online database backup facility module with the support, you can be assured of the database on the whole as well as the operations available globally. The server is configured in such a way that it periodically connects to the global database server and syncs its data with that server. The flow of data is both ways, as any online operational request done globally can also be visible on the local on-site network. The administrator has the option to manually invoke the syncing process as well, and the only requirement is a steady internet connection. With the syncing, one can make use of the sms service as well as e-mail service efficiently. The database syncing also integrates other solutions provided by e-Gurukul. The plan of the database backup can be scheduled as well at the on-site server end. Upon any sort of failure of the database your end, all that you need to do is to log into the global control panel and download the complete database and other files, and then you can import that data into your restored server. The other option being let the system sync itself with the global database, and no user intervention is required in that case.