Re: Flashback database versus RMAN

From: David Lord <>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 12:55:09 +0000
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I don't think the choice is either-or. You can't recover from a media failure or a disaster using flashback database so it isn't a replacement for RMAN.

David Lord

On 19/02/2008, Brian Lucas <> wrote:
> Outside of reinstantiating a primary database after a failover in Data
> Guard, are there any compelling reasons to use Flashback database versus
> RMAN for a 10gr2 database that's only about 100GB in size? It definitely
> seems like RMAN still holds the advantage.
> I like flashback query and flashback table but I'm having a hard time
> swallowing the need for flashback database.

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