Chapter 5


Advanced Topics

Chapters 3 and 4 discussed duplicating a database from RMAN backups and from active databases, respectively. This chapter focuses on advanced topics such as:

  • Partially duplicating a subset of tablespaces
  • Duplicating in parallel
  • Creating Data Guard standby databases with the DUPLICATE command
  • Duplicating container and pluggable databases
  • Duplicating databases between RAC and ASM to non-RAC and non-ASM (and vice versa)

The RMAN DUPLICATE command helps automate what would otherwise be quite complex tasks. First up is the topic of partial database duplication.

Partial Database Duplication

There are a couple of different ...

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