New DBA Series: No More AIxcuses – Part One
Unless it’s a read-only database, no OpenEdge production database should run without after-imaging. Period.
After-Imaging (AI) is an OpenEdge continuous change logging system that stores database changes in specially formatted log files. It allows the DBA to restore a database from a backup then apply all changes from the end point of the backup to the point of the last AI archived change. AI is required to: