[WEBINAR] Application Acceleration: Faster Performance for End Users

Data Restore

Definition - What does Data Restore mean?

Data restore is the process of copying files from a backup, typically a separate disk, to the original location or other appropriate file locations in order to facilitate proper database operations.

Techopedia explains Data Restore

With data restore, all of the restored data must be from the backup version. A good example is the Windows operating system (OS) restore function, where all system data is restored or replaced by data from a specific backup date or, in this case, a restore point.

In some applications, like user databases for games and source code versioning, data restores to a previous and more stable version (or rollback) may occur. This is usually a last resort, when the current version becomes very buggy or unusable.

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
"Techopedia" on Twitter

Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud
Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud:
The Path to Hybrid Cloud: Intelligent Bursting To Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.