Monthly Archives: February, 2012
Send article as PDF In the past few instalments, I’ve looked mainly at databases running in NOARCHIVELOG mode. It’s probably not the best way to run a production system but it is valid to do so. For the safest systems and the ability to recover from numerous disasters without losing nay data, the [...]
Send article as PDF Previously in this mini-series, I managed to dump and recover a database from a cold backup. Before I move on to similar practices with hot backups, a few terms and observations may well be in order.
Send article as PDF Frits Hoogland’s post on how to clone your Oracle Home rather than installing from scratch. Nice!
Send article as PDF So far I have managed to dump and recover a database running in ARCHIVELOG mode. That is the most sensible mode for a production database and will be the case for the rest of this small RMAN guide. However, what if your databases are not running in ARCHIVELOG mode? [...]
Send article as PDF At the end of Oracle RMAN for Beginners – Part 2 I had created a few backups of the ant12 database. In this part, I explore how to trash a database and recover from that trashing using the cold backups taken.
Send article as PDF At the end of Oracle RMAN for Beginners – Part 1 I was ready to begin a backup of the ant12 database. Read on …
Send article as PDF Introduction One of the things a DBA needs to be aware of, is RMAN. This has been around since Oracle 8 (or was it 8i?) and has been improving since then. It’s almost pretty good at 11.2! One of the things that I, as a DBA, need to get [...]