Nowadays huge amount of data is stored in databases and it is very inevitable for business needs. With parallel backup, MEB has best in class performance and continues to improve. With terabytes of data, it can take hours to backup the data. As a DBA you'd like to know how much of the backup is done, how much data in MB still remains and also what's currently happening in backup.
So MEB 3.8.2 has an enhanced progress indicator which will help the DBA in many ways like
- You can analyze current and expected space requirements so that you can release some space by removing files on a file system or stop the backup if the space isn't there,to try other options like compressed backup.