Patrick Macdonald wrote:
> > But why would someone want incremental backups compared to PITR?  The
> > backup would be mixture of INSERTS, UPDATES, and DELETES, right?  Seems
> > pretty weird.  :-)
> Yeah, it's a different method of producing a similar outcome.  However, many
> companies do not want to be concerned with the management (and space)
> of archived logs.  Incremental backup allows them the option of performing 
> a full backup and then only backing up the modifications on a regular basis.
> When it's time to restore, they'll restore the full backup and then the 
> proper sequence of incremental backups. 

Wow, I never even thought that was possible.  Do other db's support that

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