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Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide is intended for database administrators who perform the following tasks:
Back up, restore, and recover Oracle databases
Perform maintenance on backups of database files
To use this document, you need to know the following:
Basic backup and recovery concepts and strategies as described in Oracle Database Backup and Recovery Basics
The operating system environment under which you are running the database
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