Re: RMAN and Oracle Std Edition

From: Jason Heinrich <>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 09:45:40 -0500
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You can create compressed backup sets in SE. They work well, too: I saw approximately a 60-70% reduction in backup set size.

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 9:13 PM, Mark Brinsmead <>wrote:

> There are additional limitations to RMAN with SE, including (as I recall):
> * No encrypted backups
> * No compressed backup sets
> * No duplexing of backups (a consequence of being limited to one channel as
> previously mentioned)
> For the most part, though, all of the "basic" functionality of RMAN remains
> available, including the ability to backup to tape. You may not have been
> *completely* misinformed, though. One means of having RMAN backup to tape
> is "Oracle Secure Backup"; at least a few features of OSB (e.g., encrypted
> backup to disk) require an EE database (plus Advanced Security option).
> The only major restrictions to RMAN with SE seem to relate mainly to
> throughput.

Jason Heinrich

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