Overview

The student begins by gaining a deeper understanding of possibly the most important job of a DBA - backup and recovery. The concepts and architecture that support backup and recovery, along with implementation in various ways and situations are covered in detail. Students gain knowledge of the Recovery Manager (RMAN) command-line interface for various backup, failure, restore, and recovery scenarios, including data duplication.
Extensive hands-on practices and workshop scenarios provide the student with experience in a realistic technical environment. This course includes an interactive workshop that provide participants with opportunities to diagnose and recover from several failure scenarios, based on backup and recovery case studies.
After completing this course, students should be able to evaluate their own recovery requirements and develop an appropriate strategy for backup and recovery procedures.
Versions Supported: 19c, 18c, 12c

Learn To:

  • Develop appropriate backup and recovery procedures to address your business needs.
  • Implement backup and recovery settings and perform backup operations to disk and tape.
  • Employ Oracle Database recovery procedures to recover from media and other failures.
  • Diagnose and repair data failures.
  • Use flashback technologies and data duplication to complement backup and recovery procedures.
  • Secure the availability of your database by appropriate backup and recovery strategies.

Benefits

The student benefits by gaining a deeper understanding of possibly the most important job of a DBA - backup and recovery. The concepts and architecture that support backup and recovery, along with implementation steps in various ways and situations, are presented in detail.
Students gain knowledge of the Recovery Manager (RMAN) command-line interface for various backup, failure, restore, and recovery scenarios, including data duplication.

Hands-On Lessons

Extensive hands-on practices and workshop scenarios provide the student with experience in a realistic technical environment. This course includes an interactive workshop that provide participants with opportunities to diagnose and recover from several failure scenarios, based on backup and recovery case studies. After completing this course, students should be able to evaluate their own recovery requirements and develop an appropriate strategy for backup and recovery procedures.

Audience

  • Oracle Database Administrator
  • Data Warehouse Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Technical Administrator

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Prerequisites

Oracle Database: Administration Workshop

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Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the Oracle Database architecture components related to backup and recovery operations.
  • Plan effective backup and recovery procedures.
  • Describe Oracle Database backup methods and recovery operations that can be used to resolve database failure.
  • Configure the database for recoverability.
  • Use Recovery Manager (RMAN) to create backups and perform recovery operations.
  • Use the Data Recovery Advisor to diagnose and repair failures.
  • Use Oracle Flashback Technologies to recover from human error.
  • Perform an encrypted database backup and restore.
  • Perform tablespace point-in-time recovery.
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Outline

Introduction and Configuration
  • Introduction
  • Getting Started
  • Configuring for Recoverablility
  • Using the RMAN Recovery Catalog
Backup
  • Backup Strategies and Terminology
  • Performing Backups
  • Improving Your Backups
  • Using RMAN-Encrypted Backups
Recovery
  • Diagnosing Failures
  • Restore and Recovery Concepts
  • Performing Complete Recovery
  • Performing Point-in-Time Recovery
  • Performing Additional Recovery Operations
Additional Technologies
  • Using Flashback Technologies
  • Using Flashback Database
  • Transporting Data
  • Duplicating a Database
  • RMAN Troubleshooting and Tuning
Hands-On
  • Backup and Recovery Workshop

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Why choose QA

Special Notices

Please note that Oracle courses running at London training centres are subject to a 10% surcharge.

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Important Note: Your official Oracle digital course material now includes an additional 5 hours of content for you to consume after the course to help embed the learning. Your ELS will be accessible for 90 days from purchase.

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