We will be migrating from Ask to Discourse on the first week of August, read the details here

Ask Your Question

database backup [closed]

asked 2012-02-21 09:13:42 +0200

Jamesff gravatar image

why does base not periodically back up open databases like other LibreOffice apps periodically back up their open documents?

edit retag flag offensive reopen merge delete

Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-10-16 22:19:17.882197


The underlying question is "why do I keep losing my data in base". I used base for quite a long time with the embedded database, the way it comes out of the box. Back then it was "crashy". and every time it crashed my data was gone, along with the formatting. Once I learned to use a split database (there is a script available to set one up, and there may be something else more modern) I stopped losing data from crashes and base became a useful tool which can run parts of my business.

Begtech gravatar imageBegtech ( 2019-06-28 13:36:15 +0200 )edit

3 Answers

Sort by » oldest newest most voted

answered 2012-03-13 20:38:13 +0200

bolodya gravatar image

Because it saves data into DB file at once data is changed.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Question Tools


Asked: 2012-02-21 09:13:42 +0200

Seen: 878 times

Last updated: Jun 26 '12