Tag: #database

Delete Phantoms #database #delete #phantom

Rev 2019-02-12 Whether you have deleted or merged within RootsMagic itself or used one of the Delete Many procedures, there remain in various tables residues from the deleted targets that unnecessarily clutter the database and may give rise to phantom appearances related to the deleted targets. For very large databases built from many merges, the…

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Corrupt Database Recovery #database

Risk Despite its reputation as a robust database system, SQLite is nevertheless vulnerable to disk degradation and disruptions to its disk write operations by power glitches, system crashes, etc. Thus there have been reports of the dreaded error message: SQLite Error 11 – database disk image is malformed. Other error messages may arise from corruption…

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Genealogy Software Comparison #database

The following exchanges between Lee Irons and Tom Holden shed some light on the differences between RootsMagic and two other leading genealogy software programs (Legacy Family Tree 7.5 and Family Tree Maker 2012) and what can give rise to incompatabilities when data is transferred between them via GEDCOM.   Hi Tom, There are software comparison…

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RM5 Version Monitoring #database

The database documentation was done largely on RootsMagic version 5.0.0.3 and those released in the several days following. It’s unlikely that the database schema has changed as of the most-recent version. However, any changes may be detected by opening a database created by each version with a SQLite manager, then exporting either a query of…

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