What type of maintenance is needed for a geodatabase?

There are a number of geodatabase maintenance tasks that must be performed on a regular basis. Most of them are standard maintenance you would perform for any database management system (DBMS), such as database backups and regenerating database statistics. Others, such as compression and synchronizing geodatabase replicas, are specific to geodatabases. All maintenance tasks help preserve the database and its existing performance levels.

Following are some of the geodatabase maintenance tasks: