Using Splice Machine Snapshots

This topic describes how to use the Splice Machine snapshot feature to create a restorable snapshot of a table or schema; this is commonly used when importing or deleting a significant amount of data from a database.

Overview

Snapshots allow you to create point-in-time backups of tables (or an entire schema) without actually cloning the data.

Snapshots include both the data and indexes for tables.

You use these system procedures and tables to work with snapshots: