CHAPTER 21Using RMAN on Windows

Microsoft Windows has always been a favorite platform for many people and organizations—for personal and business applications including Oracle Database. There are a sizable number of production databases, estimated at about 25 percent by Oracle Corporation, running on Windows. Needless to say, where there is a production Oracle Database, there is a need to protect it, and there is a place for RMAN. That's the purpose of this chapter—to help you put the power of RMAN to the most effective use on the Windows platform.

We will start with a general discussion on Oracle on Windows. Since we have covered some of the Windows-related issues regarding RMAN in other chapters, you may already be familiar with them. In this ...

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