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

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Multi-section incremental backups

We have discussed the section size clause and how it can help in improving the performance of the backup of large sized data files by breaking them into multiple file sections. The same behavior from database release 12c can be used in incremental backups as well.

To make use of the section size clause in level 1 incremental backups, the parameter COMPATIBLE must be set to 12.0. For level 0 incremental backups, the parameter COMPATIBLE can be 11.0. You can perform a level 1 incremental backup with multiple file sections as shown in the following command line:

RMAN> BACKUP INCREMENTAL LEVEL 1 SECTION SIZE 100m DATABASE;

It's always a challenge for DBAs to find ways to speed up their backup jobs. Using incremental ...

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