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10g Release 2 (10.2)

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9 Performing Backup and Recovery

This chapter introduces you to Oracle Database backup and recovery using Oracle Enterprise Manager. The goals are to introduce the basic concepts of Oracle backup and recovery, show how to configure your database for backup and recovery using the Oracle-suggested disk-based backup strategy, take some other basic backups and perform maintenance of your backups, and walk you through recovery of a full database backup.


The instructions in "Configuring Your Database for Basic Backup and Recovery" describe how to set up your database to take advantage of Oracle-suggested backup strategies. If you chose to configure automated backups when creating the database using the Database Configuration Assistant, then you do not need to perform the steps in this section. See "Using DBCA to Create and Configure a Database" for more details on creating a database already configured for automated daily backups using the Oracle-suggested backup strategy.

This chapter includes the following topics: