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16. User-Managed Backup and Recovery

Michelle Malcher1  and Darl Kuhn2
(1)
Huntley, IL, USA
(2)
Morrison, CO, USA
 
All DBAs should know how to back up a database. Even more critical, a DBA must be able to restore and recover a database. When media failures occur, everybody looks to the DBA to get the database up and running. There are two common, yet very different, Oracle approaches for backup and recovery:
  • User-managed approach

  • RMAN approach

User-managed backups are aptly named because you manually perform all steps associated with the backup or recovery, or both. There are two types of user-managed backups: ...

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