Data Backup
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As we are already aware, data on a computer is vulnerable to all types of difficulties. Considering the same, it is important that we do not overlook the importance of regular backing-up of data, however strong the database may be. With a little planning and forethought, we can ensure that maintenance of the important data is continuous and hassle-free.

Depending on the volume of data entry, an appropriate backup mechanism will have to be devised. One method to achieve the same will be by maintaining a backup directory in the local hard disk or the server (external storage media such as the floppy disk, zip diskette can also be used). We can have sub-directories for every day of the week under the main backup directory and regularly take data backups in the following manner depending on the day of the week.

Here having the provision for get the backup as a zip folder or as direct copy of the database to the Specified Drive/Directory.