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Data recovery issues for bulk operations


You should back up the database before and after using bulk operations mode because your database is not protected against media failure in this mode.

If you are running the database server in bulk operations mode (the -b option), the database server does not perform certain important functions. Specifically:

Maintain a transaction logThere is no record of the changes. Each COMMIT causes a checkpoint.
Lock any recordsThere are no serious implications.