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Salesforce Reporting and Dashboards

By : Johan Yu
Book Image

Salesforce Reporting and Dashboards

By: Johan Yu

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Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Salesforce Reporting and Dashboards
About the Author
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Back up your data

In general, data backup is an activity of copying data and files from a source to media or devices. When you perform data backup properly, you should be able to restore data from the backup media in the event of data loss, such as device failure. Another purpose of data backup is to recover data from an earlier time because of invalid, deleted data or for audit purposes.

Data loss may cause critical issues and even financial losses for the company. Corporates should have their data backup and restoration planned as per their business needs, and should store the backup in a safe place.

Back up Salesforce data

How about a backup of Salesforce data? Are you able to back it up? Yes, you can back up Salesforce data. Although Salesforce is a cloud application, it does not mean you cannot back up your data and the configuration (metadata) in your local computer or server.

What is the need to back up our Salesforce data? Salesforce handles backup activity and disaster recovery, and...