Oracle RMAN 11g Backup and Recovery

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May 6, 2010


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0071628614 / 9780071628617

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Master Oracle Recovery Master

Protect your databases from hardware, software, and operator failures using the detailed information in this Oracle Press guide. Oracle RMAN 11g Backup and Recovery explains how to configure databases, generate accurate archives, and carry out system restores. Work from the command line or Oracle Enterprise Manager, automate the backup process, perform Oracle Flashback recoveries, and integrate cloud computing technology. This authoritative resource also shows you how to create reports, optimize performance, and implement third-party administration utilities.

  • Set up, configure, and maintain Oracle Recovery Manager (Oracle RMAN)
  • Manage physical and virtual media with Oracle Secure Backup
  • Work with Oracle RMAN catalogs, packages, and control files
  • Use the Amazon Web Services cloud as an offsite storage solution
  • Create online, offline, and incremental system backups
  • Perform full and partial Oracle RMAN database restores
  • Correct user-induced errors with Oracle Flashback
  • Product clone and standby databases on local or remote servers
  • Use Oracle Real Application Clusters and synch and split technology

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Table of contents

Preliminary Contents Subject to Change Prior to Publication

Part I. Getting Started with RMAN in Oracle Database 11g
Ch. 1 Oracle Database 11g Backup and Recovery Architecture Tour
Ch. 2 Introduction to the RMAN Architecture

Part II. Setup Principles and Practices
Ch. 3 RMAN Setup and Configuration
Ch. 4 Media Management Considerations
Ch. 5 Oracle Secure Backup
Ch. 6 Backing Up to Amazon Web Services Using the Oracle Secure Backup Cloud Module
Ch. 7 Enhancing RMAN with VERITAS NetBackup for Oracle
Ch. 8 Configuring HP Data Protector for Oracle
Ch. 9 RMAN and Tivoli Storage Manager
Ch. 10 Using the Recovery Catalog
Ch. 11 RMAN Backups
Ch. 12 RMAN Restore and Recovery

Part III. Using RMAN Effectively
Ch. 13 Using Oracle Enterprise Manager for Backup and Recovery
Ch. 14 RMAN Advanced Recovery Topics
Ch. 15 Surviving User Errors: Flashback Technologies
Ch. 16 Maintaining RMAN
Ch. 17 Monitoring and Reporting on RMAN
Ch. 18 Performance Tuning RMAN Backup and Recovery Operations

PART IV. RMAN in the Oracle Ecosystem
Ch. 19 Duplication: Cloning the Target Database
Ch. 20 RMAN and Data Guard
Ch. 21 RMAN and Real Application Clusters
Ch. 22 RMAN in Sync and Split Technology
Ch. 23 RMAN in the Workplace: Case Studies

A RMAN Syntax Reference Guide
B RMAN Scriping Examples
C Setting Up an RMAN Test Environment


Author comments

Matthew Hart works in Emerging Technologies and Platform at Avaya Global Services. Previously, he was principal support engineer at Oracle Corporation. He is the coauthor of several Oracle Press titles.

Robert G. Freeman is a principal DBA and Team Manager at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is the author of several books, including Oracle Database 11g New Features.

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