Re: what is the main purpose of cloning a database.

From: David Pintor <>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 14:39:09 +0000
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One possible reason:

Imagine you have your production database and a test database. I guess sometimes you will want to refresh the test from live in order to have 'fresh' data on it. It can be pretty useful just for testing purposes.



2008/12/17 nilesh kumar <>

> Hello All,
> Good Morning!!
> Hope every one is doing great this Morning.
> As I am a new DBA, a simple question strikes me this morning.
> What is the main purpose of cloning a database. Is the main purpose of the
> database is to provide a database failover ??
> If that is case then we can go for a dataguard. Then why should we clone.
> ??
> Thanks
> Nilesh
> 10g OCA
> --
> Soni
> Temples & Softwares are more or less the same, first we build them and then
> we pray ;)

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