synthetic backup

synthetic backup

The creation of a full backup by starting with the previous full backup and adding the differential backups that were subsequently created. See backup types.
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Results from experiments driven through real-global and synthetic backup datasets suggest that DARE may be a powerful and efficient tool for maximizing statistics reduction by means of further detecting akin to statistics with low overheads.
In evaluating synthetic backup capabilities, the reviewer noted that Simpana users must periodically create a new full backup, while CA ARCserve s Infinite Incremental (I2 Technology) does not have this limitation thereby helping reduce storage requirements and costs.
Among other features, all of the products are segmented (designed for easier cleaning) and feature synthetic backup blade.
More recent methods of data protection, such as synthetic backups and snapshots, have emerged to help address backup and recovery needs.
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