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Oracle Database 10g RMAN Backup & Recovery by Robert Freeman, Matthew Hart

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Introduction

Answering the Question … andAsking a New One

In our Oracle9i RMAN Backup & Recovery book, we posed the following question in this same space: how can I balance availability with recoverability? We hoped to answer that question with a full coverage of Oracle’s backup and recovery solution, and the number of copies sold tells us that many people liked the answer.

The subquestion, when looking to balance availability with disaster recovery, was stated thus: how can I keep my database up and available, free from performance-sucking monsters, but still make that database disaster-proof? Again, RMAN is the answer to this question, and you hold in your hot little hands the definitive guide to Recovery Manager.

Time marches on. Databases ...

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