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| '''1.''' Journaling is a word used during database management. It is the simultaneous (real time) logging of all data-file updates. This log provides an audit trail and is used to reconstruct the database if the original file is damaged or destroyed.  
 
| '''1.''' Journaling is a word used during database management. It is the simultaneous (real time) logging of all data-file updates. This log provides an audit trail and is used to reconstruct the database if the original file is damaged or destroyed.  
 
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'''Related Terms''': [[Remote Journaling]], [[Mirroring]], [[Data Protection/Recovery Strategy - Category]]
 
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Revision as of 06:01, 30 October 2020

1. Journaling is a word used during database management. It is the simultaneous (real time) logging of all data-file updates. This log provides an audit trail and is used to reconstruct the database if the original file is damaged or destroyed.

Related Terms: Remote Journaling, Mirroring, Data Protection/Recovery Strategy - Category

BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 4: Business Continuity Strategy CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. The process of logging changes or updates to a database since the last full backup. Journals can be used to recover previous versions of a file before updates were made, or to facilitate disaster recovery, if performed remotely, by applying changes to the last safe backup. SIMILAR TERMS: File Shadowing, Data Replication, Disk Mirroring

(Source: Disaster Recovery Institute International / Disaster Recovery Journal - DRII/DRJ)

3. The process of logging changes or updates to a database since the last full backup.

(Source: ENISA - the European Network and Information Security Agency. BCM & Resilience Glossary)