RE: rman

From: Goulet, Dick <>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 15:55:17 -0400
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Yes, does it automatically, no action on your side needed. Basically a restore of a datafile or the database will restore the last cold backup. The recover command will then apply incremental backups as possible and then archive redo to complete the action.  

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[] On Behalf Of Joe Smith Sent: Friday, March 14, 2008 3:16 PM
Subject: rman  

Does this make sense:  

Incremental backups for database every day (based on block change tracking approach - new in 10G). Archivelogs are backed up everyday. Full cold backup on the weekend. Recovery using previous cold backup and applying incremental backups & archivelogs.  

I am reading this in a doc given to me.  

Can you apply an incremental backup ( level 1 or 2 ) taken during the week to a cold backup taken on Sunday?  

Can the BCT feature be used with a cold backup?  


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