© Michelle Malcher and Darl Kuhn 2019
Michelle Malcher and Darl KuhnPro Oracle Database 18c Administrationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4424-1_16

16. User-Managed Backup and Recovery

Michelle Malcher1  and Darl Kuhn2
Huntley, IL, USA
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: ...

Get Pro Oracle Database 18c Administration: Manage and Safeguard Your Organization’s Data now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.