Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 16:16:26 -0500
I was wondering what advice you had on limiting and organizing DBs into different RMAN schemas.
We've got a client with lots of DBs, who wants to move more to RMAN.
Unfortunately not everyone is proficient in RMAN to start with (I got elevated to #2 in proficiency, but don't be excited about that)
And we've had several cases where a DB was cloned and the DBID wasn't changed.
So I got to fix the Incarnations.
We've also had problems where a DB was upgraded to 10G but the schema wasn't etc., etc.
We've got 3 different RMAN catalog databases. All 22.214.171.124-6
Some have schemas with as many as 30 DBs being maintained.
The DBs range from 8.1.6 to 10.2.0.3
We've had a number of performance issues and earlier someone had split all the SAP DBs into their own.
There's at least a dozen of those. The other schemas are generally divided into specific releases and prod/dev/test.
I've been thinking about not using catalogs for the dev & test DBs and just sticking with the control files.
We want to create another RMAN DB and I thought we might as well go to 11G, but everyone is very leery about that.
I did like the new import feature in 11G.
Suggestions and warnings welcome.
Do have a copy of Note: 247611.1 Known RMAN Performance Problems
TIA Larry Wolfson
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