SAP Database Administration Using BRTOOLS

SAP provides a number of tools to administer the underlying Oracle Database. The combined group of tools is referred to as BRTOOLS. SAP recommends the use of BRTOOLS for performing all database administration activities, as the tool is application-aware and has several built-in mechanisms to work in an integrated way with the SAP application.


BRTOOLS is a group of tools that help the administrator perform a specific database administration activity. The tools are provided as a character-based interface and are invoked at the operating system level by user account ora<SID>. The following sections discuss the BRTOOLS that are helpful for performing different database activities.


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