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Oracle Database 10g: A Beginner's Guide by Michael Corey, Michael Abbey, Ian Abramson

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CRITICAL SKILL 5.2

Learn about Oracle User-Managed Backup and Recovery

Oracle supports backing up data in a number of ways. This section discusses how and why to use user-managed backups. These backups are by nature handled more mechanically than other methods and are just as effective. Also presented here is the information needed to recover your first database. Please remember that you should try this on test databases before trying your first backup and ultimate recovery on a business database.

Types of User-Managed Backups

User-managed database backups can be performed as either cold or hot physical backups. A cold backup means that all users are disconnected from the database and it is shut down in order to perform the backup. A hot backup ...

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