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Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide by Aman Sharma, Francisco Munoz Alvarez

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Backup strategies

A backup and recovery strategy has the main purpose of protecting a database against data loss, and this document will contain all steps required to reconstruct the database after a disaster strikes. As the person responsible for the data of your company, it is very important to have a correct backup strategy in place to allow you to recover from any possible disaster.

Before you create a strategy, you will need to understand clearly all the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in place with in your organization regarding this topic. To that end, you will need to ask some simple questions to the owners of the data:

  • How much data can the company lose in case of a disaster? (RPO)
  • How much time could the business wait to have the data restored ...

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