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5. Disaster Recovery Options

Abhinivesh Jain and Niraj Mahajan1

(1)Pune, Maharashtra, India

In this chapter, you first learn why Disaster Recovery (DR) is required for cloud-based databases. You will learn about Oracle DataGuard setup, along with DataGuard switchover, failover, and reinstating failed primary operations in Oracle Cloud. In the end, you learn how to perform some of the DataGuard-related operations using dbaascli and a brief overview of DR options available in AWS.

Need for Disaster Recovery with Cloud-Based DBs

Cloud service providers have built-in high availability, so the obvious question that comes to mind ...

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