Get Full Coverage of Every Oracle Recovery Manager Feature

ISBN: 0072263172

Pages: 665

Publisher: McGraw Hill

Topic: DBA

Rating: 4 out of 5 – (4 out of 5)

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‘RMAN Backup and Recovery’ covers every area of RMAN as it shows you step by step how to set up RMAN-ready databases and create reliable backup tapes and disks and how to restore the database using RMAN.

‘RMAN Backup and Recovery’ also shows you how to use RMAN either via command line or from within Enterprise Manager.

‘RMAN Backup and Recovery’ begins by introducing you to the Oracle database internal processes and about running your database in archivelog mode, which enables you to complete point-in-time recovery or online backups.

The following chapters introduce RMAN itself and how to set it up and configure RMAN. Oracle Secure Backup is also covered in its own chapter. The chapters after this cover, using software that works in collaboration with RMAN, such as Veritas NetBackup for Oracle, EMC NetWorker Module for Oracle and Tivoli Storage Manager.

Using RMAN itself via command line is covered in two main chapters which are split into Backups, and Restore and Recovery. The book also covers using RMAN with Oracle Enterprise Manager for backup and recovery.

‘RMAN Backup and Recovery’ covers more indepth areas including advanced RMAN topics, how to maintain RMAN and how to deal with RMAN and flashback technologies.

Other important areas of RMAN such as monitoring and reporting on RMAN and the backups are also covered together with looking at tuning the performance of your RMAN backups and recoveries.

‘Oracle Database 10g RMAN Backup and Recovery’ also covers cloning a target database, RMAN in use with Data Guard, RMAN and Real Application Clusters (RAC).

‘RMAN Backup and Recovery’ finishes off by showing how RMAN is used in a real world situation in a case study. The appendices include an RMAN syntax reference guide and how to set up an RMAN test environment.

The ‘Oracle Database 10g RMAN Backup and Recovery’ book must be the most complete book on RMAN ever seen, the book includes a great number of diagrams and screenshots as well as a lot of content. If you want a book on RMAN then this is the book to buy.

Oracle Database 10g RMAN Backup and Recovery Book Review