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cold backup

Backing up a database that is not in active use. The process is performed during less busy periods such as the second or third shift. If data are backed up to an off-site facility, a cold backup can be taken from a copy of the data. Contrast with hot backup.
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A cold backup is backup that occurs while the server is not receiving any new request from users or applications.