Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference

Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference

by Darl Kuhn (Author), ScottSchulze (Author)


Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference is a handy guide for DBAs who intend to use Oracle Recovery Manager for database backup and recovery. Because Recovery Manager (RMAN) is a relatively new tool, many DBAs are just becoming familiar with it. They will welcome a timely book that explains clearly and concisely how to use RMAN for common backup and recovery tasks that are infrequent, yet extremely vital. The first portion of the book is primarily task-oriented. After a short section on RMAN architecture, the book shows (in checklist style) how to perform common backup and recovery tasks such as: *Implementing a recovery catalog *Creating and running RMAN scripts *Configuring input/output channels *Taking a full database backup *Backing up tablespaces and datafiles *Taking incremental backups *Recovering lost datafiles The second portion of the book consists of a handy syntax reference to the many RMAN commands. Having a quick reference to RMAN commands is a great convenience to DBAs who otherwise, often under the pressure of a recovery situation, would have to wade through Oracle's online documentation.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
Edition: 1
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Published: 01 Nov 2001

ISBN 10: 0596002335
ISBN 13: 9780596002336

Author Bio
Darl Kuhn, an Oracle DBA and software developer with 14 years experience, is a senior DBA with Sun Microsystems. Before joining Sun, his work as a consultant ranged from database administration to custom application development. For the past four years, Darl has served as a volunteer DBA and developer for the Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group. He also taught Oracle database administration and software development courses for the graduate department of Computer Information Systems at Regis University. Darl has an MBA from Colorado State University and currently lives in Denver, Colorado. Scott Schulze, a senior DBA for Level(3) Communications, worked with Oracle technologies since 1990 both as a developer and as a database administrator, and served as a consultant in the telecom and data storage industries. Scott also taught numerous courses, ranging from relational concepts to PL/SQL development for the graduate department of Computer Information Systems at Regis University. He has an MBA from New Mexico State University, and currently lives in Littleton, Colorado.