|Oracle® Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide
11g Release 2 (11.2)
Part Number E10642-03
This preface contains the following topics:
Backup and Recovery 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
Transfer data between a file system and ASM or between platforms when installing Oracle Database
To use this document, you need to know the following:
The operating system environment under which you are running the database
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Many books in the documentation set use the sample schemas of the seed database, which is installed by default when you install Oracle Database. Refer to Oracle Database Sample Schemas for information about how these schemas were created and how you can use them yourself.
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The following chapters have been relocated:
Chapter 24: "Creating Transportable Tablespace Sets." You can reference this material in Oracle Database Administrator's Guide.
Chapter 26: "Performing ASM Data Migration." This information is now included in the Database Storage Administrator's Guide.
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