Introduction

Every company relies on data to efficiently operate. Protecting corporate data is a critical task. One major responsibility of a DBA is to ensure that information stored in corporate databases is safe and available. This is what makes a database administrator valuable.

Oracle is a leading vendor of database technology. Many companies use Oracle databases to store mission-critical data. Recovery Manager (RMAN) is Oracle's flagship database backup and recovery solution. A DBA's job security depends on being able to back up and safely recover databases. Therefore, RMAN is a tool that every Oracle DBA must be proficient with.

RMAN can be used out of the box for simple backup and recovery needs or can be configured to meet the most sophisticated ...

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