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Oracle RMAN for Absolute Beginners by Darl Kuhn

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CHAPTER 1

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Getting Started

Backup and recovery skills are at the top of the list for desired DBA abilities. Protecting and keeping data available form the foundation of database administration. Your DBA job depends on your ability to regularly perform backups, and when necessary, restore and recover a database. Recovery Manager (RMAN) is Oracle’s flagship backup and recovery tool. This tool is an efficient and effective way to protect your data. Every DBA must know how to implement and use RMAN.

RMAN is a flexible tool that contains a wide variety of backup and recovery features. The purpose of this book is to give you a solid understanding of ...

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