Solved

Intersystems Cache database (Restoring a database)

Posted on 2006-06-10
4
590 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-18
I have a good one for any of you DB gods out there. I am working with a client who recently experienced a disk crash on their server. (They had no backup :( ) The data was successfully recovered by Ontrack. Now I have the the Cache database files and am wandering if anybody can tell me how to attach the database file or restore the information to a new database.
I am not very familiar with this product, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Mark  
0
Comment
Question by:markdda
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
dave4dl earned 500 total points
ID: 16879267
It all depends on which database system you are using, they all have different methods for back, restore, and recovery.

If you are using SQL Server, read this: http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid14_gci824569,00.html
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:batchakamal
ID: 16879837
Tell us which DBMS your are using.
Then only we can help you more on this issue.
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:dave4dl
ID: 16880036
i'm sorry, i suppose i should read the subject line of a message before i post...maybe i can't see orange, or maybe all i can focus on is the number of points  :)

Try this:
1. set up a sandbox server with a fresh instance of Cache
2. replace the files on this box with your recovered files

Which platform are you running Cache on?

It could probably go without saying that your sandbox needs to be the same platform that the recovered files are from.
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:dave4dl
ID: 16880038
Oh yeah,

once you get that working, back up the cbk and log files and restore them on your production system (unless you have a parallel system you can test the restore on first).
0

Featured Post

Maximize Your Threat Intelligence Reporting

Reporting is one of the most important and least talked about aspects of a world-class threat intelligence program. Here’s how to do it right.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
PDO and Database 1 88
Remove duplicate from left join 6 53
one-way data "masking" MD5 sql 26 99
#deleted rowsc access 2010 backend 4 33
CCModeler offers a way to enter basic information like entities, attributes and relationships and export them as yEd or erviz diagram. It also can import existing Access or SQL Server tables with relationships.
Many companies are looking to get out of the datacenter business and to services like Microsoft Azure to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions for legacy client server workloads, rather than continuing to make capital investments in h…
Video by: Steve
Using examples as well as descriptions, step through each of the common simple join types, explaining differences in syntax, differences in expected outputs and showing how the queries run along with the actual outputs based upon a simple set of dem…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

757 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

23 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now