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Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration by Darl Kuhn

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C H A P T E R  16

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User-Managed Backup and Recovery

All DBAs should know how to back up databases. Even more critical, you must be able to restore and recover a database. When there is a media failure, everybody looks to the DBA to successfully perform a restore and recovery. You can use two very different Oracle approaches for backup and recovery (B&R):

  • The user-managed approach
  • The Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) approach

User-managed backups are called that because you manually perform all steps associated with the backup and/or recovery. There are two types of user-managed backups: cold backups and hot backups. Cold backups are sometimes ...

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