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Oracle® Database 10g Insider Solutions by Richard Stroupe, John Kanagaraj, Arun Kumar R.

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New Features in Oracle Database 10g Release 2

RMAN continues to improve in Oracle Database 10g Release 2, with the addition of the following features:

  • New views. These views correlate and simplify the metadata of an RMAN backup job. This enhances the manageability of RMAN backups by providing a SQL interface to this data rather than relying on RMAN reports and commands. For example, V$BACKUP_ARCHIVELOG_DETAILS and V$BACKUP_ARCHIVELOG_SUMMARY provide details such as the name, compression ratio, and other details of archive logs in a backup set or proxy copy. Similar views display details for control file, system parameter (SPFILE), data file, and backup sets.

  • Temporary data files (TEMPFILE) re-creation. TEMPFILEs that are part of the locally ...

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