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Hot Backups [message #431313] Mon, 16 November 2009 13:05 Go to next message
techvader01
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Are all hot backups run outside of RMAN as an OS file copy. If so, isn't this a very risky exercise.
I understand that RMAN will check for corruption where as hot backups won't.

If using a hot backup, it seems like corrupt data could be backed up with the good data.
What exactly are the advantages of using a hot backup. It is understood that the databases can be up during a hot backup, but can't they also be up with an incremental RMAN backup?
Re: Hot Backups [message #431315 is a reply to message #431313] Mon, 16 November 2009 13:33 Go to previous message
BlackSwan
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When all else Fails Read The Fine Manual

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