Database snapshots have been an effective way of supporting decision support applications, and will continue to play an important role in providing data in an Intranet decision support environment. This paper discusses the special characteristics of the database snapshot management in an Intranet decision support environment, review the major components involved in the management of snapshots, and then define new commands for the management of snapshots in this environment.
Chao, David, "The Extended Commands for the Management of Database Snapshots for Internet Decision Support Applications" (2001). ICEB 2001 Proceedings. 152.