CHAPTER 8

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Backup and Recovery

As an Exadata Database Machine administrator (DMA), it is important to be able to back up your databases and software and, ultimately, be able to recover failed components in the event of failure. Since the Exadata Database Machine consists of multiple servers of different types as well as Oracle databases, a strong, tested, backup strategy is vital to administering Exadata.

Fortunately for the Exadata DMA, Oracle does a nice job of making your backup and recovery tasks manageable. Backup, restore, and recovery operations on your compute nodes and Oracle databases will likely be similar to your processes on non-Exadata ...

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