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Re: InstantDB: Please help

You could have cron invoke wget (
which could then invoke a servlet that would call your backup routine. 
This way, the
backup would run within the same JVM as the rest of the tomcat connections.

Drew Nichols wrote:

> Hi Peter,
> I am running InstantDB 3.14 with Tomcat 3.2.1 on Linux RH 7.0.
> The database is always running (open) and each evening I cron an export of 
> the database using your ScriptTool.
> Is this the right way to backup the data. I have read in the docs that 
> only one user can access the database concurrently, or corruption may 
> occur.
> Is it possible for this to happen, given that the database is running in 
> a Tomcat context when the cron job opens and closes the database?
> Thanks very much

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