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Therefore, if CCF had a failure on Wednesday they would begin restoring the cold backup and then Monday's hot backup, and then Tuesday's hot backup.
A cold backup is usually the optimal solution for those applications that can tolerate multi-hour downtime to perform the backup.
The remedy to this problem is a combination of hot backup and cold backup. A database running 7/24 should utilize a hot backup.