8. Backup and Recovery and Data Guard

Oracle Data Guard provides the best data protection and data availability solution for mission-critical databases. Data Guard works on the principle of keeping a standby database in sync with the primary database. Myriad best practices and techniques have been provided by Oracle’s Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) team and industry experts that address backup and recovery and Data Guard when it comes to performance, scalability, and reliability. Best practices are tweaked with each release of Oracle products and as technology evolves. Compliance with best practices can help mitigate potential performance and infrastructure issues that plague a lot of companies.

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