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7. Recovery and Backup

Brian Peasland1 
Fargo, ND, USA

So far in this book, we have created our virtual machine, installed the Oracle database software, and created our first database. Now that we have things up and running, we need to start by protecting our database. Remember from Chapter 1 that the database administrator is the data guardian. It is your responsibility to protect the data and ensure it is safe. This chapter and the one that follows are vital for the data guardian. In this chapter, we will discuss Oracle backup and recovery. In the next chapter, we will discuss database security.

Recovery Before Backups

I see it most every day. Database ...

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